1. Uptightness: Loosen Up To Be More Socially Successful

    As I promised in my last post (Hedgehog's Dilemma) almost a year ago I will continue to develop on interpersonal relationships, here is the second post:

    -By Chris MacLeod, MSW.

    One broad way to do better with people is to lighten up a bit. For a subset of people with social difficulties, a core issue they have is that many of their behaviors and attitudes are too uptight:

    • They get irritated by social annoyances that most people let slide.
    • They care

    Updated 07-25-2021 at 06:04 AM by Tannhauser

  2. Hedgehog's Dilemma

    In the following posts I will continue to develop the subject of interpersonal relationships, especially those related to anxiety disorder in social relationships.

    Today I am going to introduce the metaphor / paradox about the hedgehog dilemma or the porcupine dilemma.

    A number of porcupines huddled together for warmth on a cold day in winter; but, as they began to prick one another ...

    Updated 09-18-2021 at 01:25 PM by Tannhauser