I Practice Ignoring My Negative Thoughts

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    All defensiveness stems from the need to be

    right and frustration over not being able to control. This is why defensiveness is a component of suppressed violence within oneself; it is violent to wish to control others. We only have a defense response when we are trying to protect some thing or some belief. The earthquake...
    sincerehuman sincerehuman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2015

    Awhile back I agreed to attend out-patient

    treatment as a condition for getting released from a psychiatric hospital. I had to attend six hours of group therapy three days a week. It seemed impossible to do and I was sure I wouldn't get anything useful from it. Most of the groups were about developing coping strategies...
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jan 29, 2015
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