I Have Never Understood The Silent Treatment

What is the point.....what does it solve??? 78 People

    Speciality ...

    The silent treatment was my mother's speciality ... my poor father used to spend days in a silent house ... it never did any good of course ... she just couldn't or wouldn't express her anger. 
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    19 Responses Mar 19, 2010

    Seems there has been about half a dozen people

    who have given me the silent treatment over the last five years. I use to beg and grovel to find out a reason as to why I was being ignored but after awhile it got the best of me. The first person who did it was an old friend, we moved in together and initially I thought it'd be...
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 28, 2015

    I Got It For Like A Month

    he didn't like conflict so he chose to ignore me and not deal with hurting me............nice dude, real nice..............
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 13, 2011

    It Makes No Sense

    I HAVE NEVER UNDERSTOOD THE OLD SILENT TREATMENT. It just never made any sense to me.  The first time I noticed it was in high school.  We had moved to the South and the usual clique of girls were strolling the halls deciding who they should talk to and who should get...
    giggles4488 giggles4488
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Dec 2, 2009

    It Accomplishes Nothing

    I am angry with you therefore I am going to refuse to communicate.   What the heck is that supposed to accomplish?     If there is a problem between two or more people communication has to happen to get anything resolved.   As far as I am concerned anyone...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Mar 20, 2010

    Tears

        MY TEARS ARE MANY AND FLOODING MY HEART AND SOUL....... I HAVE LOST MY FRIEND ............ THE SADNESS IS OVERWHELMING............. THE LONELINESS IS LIKE SCORCH MARKS ON MY MIND................ THE SILENCE IS DEAFENING ................. AND I STILL DO NOT...
    giggles4488 giggles4488
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Dec 2, 2009

    The Silent Treatment Is Such Bs!!

    my ex whom i dated almost a year refuses to talk to me about family matters, but will will talk to all of his other exs, its bs AND HE WILL TALK TO MY BROTHER DAILY! but no not me!!!! it's soooooo ****** up to me PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD give that boy some maturity PLEASE! just...
    covermewithrain covermewithrain
    26-30, F
    Jul 30, 2010
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