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Overly defensive and spiky?

Stop Being So Defensive!

Published 12 April, 2010 | Dealing with Difficult People

If we're caught in an avalanche, it's a natural instinct to adopt the defensive posture and make like a foetus. But being emotionally defensive as a general strategy is self-destructive.

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Moody person?

Dealing with Moody People

Published 22 February, 2010 | Dealing with Difficult People

Some people profess to being attracted to moody types (unpredictability can be interesting), but if you're over thirty (chronologically or emotionally), then moodiness in others has probably lost its appeal.

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As scary as they seem, the control freak can be controlled

How to Deal with the Control Freak

Published 24 July, 2009 | Dealing with Difficult People

Is there a control freak in your life? Maybe you're in an intimate relationship with a control freak or perhaps you work with one. Here are some ideas that helped me deal with a control freak.

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