Relying on reason and logic to figure out people can leave you frustrated and confused. Why? Because most people don’t think at all. They are mostly only reacting to some unsuspected emotional stimulus in their environment. In fact, their thoughts, feelings, and actions may have little to do with their present time surroundings but could be only reminders of past, mostly painful, experiences.
In fact, their thoughts, feelings, and actions may have little to do with their present time surroundings but are only reminders of past, sometimes painful, experiences.
The time or space misidentification, creating an instantaneous action without logical thought, can then result in an odd reaction to what may be a relatively normal occurrence in the present,
Here’s an easy way to deal with such things at least temporarily:
Simply identifying the reaction for what it is, if only to NAME IT, can diminish the symptoms.
Let me know how this works out for you.
Daniel Jacobs, 2016