What To Do When Your Partner Triggers You

When Partner Triggers You

Now, it may be a behavior that you are not okay with and you can address that as well, by saying; “Even though I was triggered and my reaction wasn’t solely about this issue, I am still not okay with that behavior in our relationship.”

Remember that if you’re easily offended, you are easily manipulated.
What To Do When Your Partner Triggers You

It’s important to know your partner’s triggers as well.

If your relationship is in a healthy enough place, you can explore them together. If not, that’s okay too. This is a do-it-yourself project.

Understanding Your Partner’s Childhood Traumas and Triggers
What To Do When Your Partner Triggers You

And did I mention that you should get some help? Whether it’s processing with a best friend or reading a lot of self-help about healing your wounds. You’ve got some work to do and the dividend payoffs are huge.

Reach out if you need some help. You’ve got this!


Written by: Dr. Zoe Shaw
Originally appeared on: Drzoeshaw.com
Republished with permission
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