No going around and gossiping and engaging in passive-aggressive
behavior" to derail decision-making or the execution of strategies.
A much more subtle form of abuse, yet equally damaging and devastating to one's health, results from a disorder referred to as passive-aggressive
behavior is when someone appears friendly to your face and then attacks you behind your back, or uses the silent treatment to manipulate.
But you can't ignore the world's narcissists, passive-aggressive
backbiters, or control freaks.
This literature can reduce Iranian women to passive-aggressive
, silent protesters represented by the veil, instead of powerful women who, through both silence and violence, are continually reforming cultural frames and boundaries.
The prayers of my friends too are passive-aggressive
Now this is just wild speculation, but I have a sneaking feeling he would have attempted some basic psychological ploys by hinting at a conspiracy against his team, alternating between a helpless puppy-dog gaze and a passive-aggressive
shrug while occasionally stroking his chin and sucking his lips into a frown.
Instead of that passive-aggressive
cycle so beloved of some (say nothing, to test them, weep, require therapy) I have two strategies.
Rapunzel's home life may be a study in passive-aggressive
dysfunction, but for the most part Tangled is zippy and engaging, especially when the wide-eyed heroine joins forces with cocky bandit Flynn (Zachary Levi) and a scene-stealing palace horse named Maximus.
However, the consistent, sturdy, passive-aggressive
resistance raised from the grassroots of the citizenry made it continually impossible for the Germans to turn their exploitation of the country into a profit until very late in the war, when all was really lost for the Germans anyway.
The Victim: Victims are passive-aggressive
and tend to live in the past and blame their woes on outside factors and situations they claim they can't control.
Here he directs the same wit at a youth spent shuttling from rented apartments to housing projects in the 1950s and '60s under the misguidance of a drunken, violent father who wouldn't just leave already and a passive-aggressive
mother short on love.