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CPTSD Recovery: We Are Traumatized Motherfuckers

CPTSD, Complex Trauma, Generational PTSD, Relationship Trauma | TMFR LLC

  • 4.6. Acting out, Help-rejecting complaining, and Passive Aggression; The (most) Immature Defenses

4.6. Acting out, Help-rejecting complaining, and Passive Aggression; The (most) Immature Defenses

Thursday 27th June 2024

Explore acting out, help-rejecting complaining, and passive aggression in this CPTSD Recovery episode. Learn how these behaviours impact relationships.
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Understanding Immature Self-Defence Mechanisms

Episode Overview

  • Acting out is a reactive behaviour without forethought.
  • Help-rejecting complainers vent emotions but reject solutions.
  • Passive aggression involves subtle sabotage and veiled resentment.
  • These behaviours often stem from early developmental stages.
  • Recognising these patterns can lead to healthier coping strategies.
Acting out can sound like someone's throwing a tantrum or pitching a fit, but in reality, it's just not having the higher consciousness to recognise that the way your strongest thoughts and emotions are popping up might not be the healthiest or most beneficial ones
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to react without thinking, complain without wanting solutions, or behave in ways that just don't make sense? In this episode of 'CPTSD Recovery: We Are Traumatized Motherfuckers', the host dives into the immature self-defence mechanisms that many of us, and those around us, might still be using. These mechanisms include acting out, help-rejecting complaining, and passive aggression.
The host explains how these behaviours stem from our early developmental stages and why they persist into adulthood for some individuals. Through a mix of neuroscience, behavioural science, and real-life examples, the episode sheds light on how these patterns affect our relationships and mental health. You'll hear about the tantrum-like reactions of acting out, the paradoxical nature of help-rejecting complainers, and the subtle sabotage of passive aggression.
With a blend of humour and raw honesty, the host encourages listeners to recognise these behaviours in themselves and others, offering insights into how to move towards healthier coping strategies. Don't miss out on this deep dive into the quirky ways our brains try to protect us – it might just change the way you see yourself and those around you.