Assumed Hostility

Becoming Offensive For No Good Reason

Season 2, Episode 0

Quite commonly your comments or questions can be met with an agitated response even when there is no good reason for the agitation. Sometimes individuals just assume a hostile stance in communication, and this can create immediate problems. In this segment, we will examine ways to keep hostility from popping out, especially when there are cleaner ways to interact.

Assumed Hostility

by Les Carter, Ph. D. | MarriagePath Radio

Something to Think about

In this episode, we came to understand that:

  • Often argumentative responses are given when a simple informative response would be just fine.
  • Individuals may respond with hostility because they have been conditioned to believe trouble is just around the corner.
  • Rather than contributing to a hostile home atmosphere, you can choose objectivity as your first line of response.

Let's Talk

“Why do you suppose some people react with quick agitation even when it is not necessary?”

Please take a moment and let me know your thoughts below.

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