Childhood Conditioning Created Fear of Conflict

As a child, we pick up a lot of mannerisms from behaviors we observe, or behavior we believe will decrease the number of consequences we face. As an adult, I look back on my life trying to piece the puzzle pieces together trying to figure out what situations created my current behavior. I am a passive person and I avoid necessary conflict left and right.

There is something about being disagreeable that is so difficult for me to process. It causes my body to start shaking by the simple thought of an argument. For years I’ve known that I have a problem with conflict. I’ve been…

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