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Red Flag Scenarios

You might be asking, “Why would I behave in any of these negative patterns when I've just read all about other positive behaviors I could use instead?” It seems like an easy fix—behave less negatively and more positively, right? Your intentions are on the right track, but putting them into practice isn't as easy as it might sound.

Faulty interpersonal behaviors don't just come out of nowhere. They are usually automatic or instinctive reactions to unfamiliar or frustrating situations. For instance, you're in charge of a magazine and it's getting close to press time. You have a fixed deadline, and it looks as if a...

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Faulty interpersonal behaviors don't just come out of nowhere. They are usually automatic or instinctive reactions to unfamiliar or frustrating situations. In this selection, you’ll learn how to spot such “red flag scenarios” as a first step to preventing negative behaviors.