How to Truly Feel Significant

Five Keys for Overcoming Low Self-esteem

Season 2, Episode 92

The way you respond to disagreements goes a long way in demonstrating your emotional maturity. Many people, when faced with conflict, elect to go into an invalidating style of communication. Your task is to recognize this, then to accept the challenge to stay on a course of constructive communication, despite the temptation to respond rudely.

How to Truly Feel Significant

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we established that:

  • When a person invalidates, it is more of a commentary about that person than about you.
  • Instead of attacking or defending unnecessarily, you can set the pace by being objective, seeking clarification.
  • Even when you do not get the desired response as you attempt to stay healthy, you can determine to rise above bad habits.

Let's Talk

“When you feel invalidated, what adjustments will you need to make as you attempt to respond with a constructive attitude?”

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