Let’s get right to the point. I cannot stand confrontation.
The idea of having to actually address someone who hurt my feelings about it? No thanks! Having someone call me out? Gives me nightmares!
I have always hated and avoided confrontation because it makes me extremely uncomfortable. And at the surface, that might not seem like a bad thing. Why? Well, maybe it means you’re just a peaceful person. Or you let things roll off your shoulders easily.
Those may be true, but there are also a lot of serious consequences of avoiding confrontation because it makes you uncomfortable. The biggest one, for me, is resentment. Continue reading “Getting comfortable with confrontation”