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  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 Today at 05:04 AM by Tannhauser

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    Psychology
  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 08-31-2020 at 02:00 PM by Tannhauser

    Categories
    Psychology