New research shows it’s pointless. So why do people still do it?
You want to resolve an issue, but your partner refuses to participate.
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An analysis of 74 studies found that couples that engage in a particular pattern of avoidance can ruin their relationship.
A demand/withdraw pattern happens when one person approaches the other wanting attention — or with a criticism — and is met with silence.
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