Dealing With the Ex:
Some Dos and Don’ts
© 2006 Bill Nodrick, PhD and Bev Nodrick RSW
Keep in mind:
That the “high road” is always a good choice.
Ninety percent of the emotion associated with a conflict-laden exchange with your Ex stems from the history (yours, theirs, and your shared history) rather than the event itself.
Conflicted incidents with your Ex actually trigger thoughts that produce your negative emotions, which, in turn, lead to your making a negative response. This sets the stage for more negativity in any subsequent interactions...
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