Coping with Backup Behavior
THIS CHAPTER OFFERS practical guidance about what to do when you or someone you are with is in backup. First, we’ll show how you can deal more effectively with your own backup tendencies. Then you’ll learn how to cope with situations in which the person you are with is in backup.
REDUCE THE NUMBER OF TIMES YOU ARE IN BACKUP
Since people are triggered into backup by excess stress, you can decrease the likelihood of shifting into dysfunctional behavior by improving your stress management. It’s much easier to ...