The key here is not to lose your cool and be mature, let them be angry, just keep calm and let them scream.
When you’re a mild-mannered and relaxed person, it can get quite difficult dealing with people who have serious aggression issues. They make you step out of your personal comfort zones, and they force you to play their games. It can be such a struggle dealing with these kinds of people. They can get you all riled up and so you’re forced to react to them the same way that they’re reacting to you. That’s why whenever you find yourself in the precarious position of having to deal with verbally aggressive people, you have to remember to always keep a level head and a sound mind.
There are ways in which you can deal with these kinds of people and leave them as the only casualties in their aggressive onslaughts. Just because they want to self-destruct doesn’t mean you have to be collateral damage in the process. You just have to remember these pieces of advice and you’ll do fine. Here are 7 tips that you could follow when dealing with overly aggressive people:
1. Don’t fight fire with fire.
When you’re dealing with an overly aggressive person, it wouldn’t be wise to respond with aggression. If you do, you’ll end up playing the aggressive person’s game and no one wins. Don’t you ever fight fire with fire. Fire is best extinguished with water. Always make an effort to take a non-aggressive approach in dealing with an aggressive individual. Don’t let yourself succumb to the heat of the situation, and try to keep a level head at all times. You don’t want to end up doing something that you’re going to regret.
2. Don’t let things affect you personally.
Remember that aggressive people are always going to be aggressive in whatever situation they’re caught in whether or not you’re involved. That’s why you shouldn’t take things personally when they choose to direct their aggression at you. They’re trying to get you riled up. They want you to stoop down to their level of engagement. Misery loves company, right? You just have to resist and shrug things off. You don’t need that kind of negativity in your life especially when you’re typically drawn to a positive disposition. - Continue reading on the next page