Stop Giving Your Partner The Silent Treatment
New research shows it’s pointless. So why do people still do it?
You want to resolve an issue, but your partner refuses to participate.
An analysis of 74 studies found that couples that engage in a particular pattern of avoidance can ruin their relationship.
You might get pissed and feel like they're being emotionally unavailable. On the other side, you might feel like you're being nagged.
But if it’s so common, why is it necessarily a bad thing?
Couples that have fallen into the pattern have a hard time breaking it.
And it’s a huge red flag of distress, mentally and physiologically.
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