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What is Your Defense Mechanism?

Posted on August 28, 2015 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (3)

In our busy lives, we have developed behaviors that prevent us from dealing with situations in a healthy manner. These behaviors are defense mechanisms to help us cope with thoughts, feelings, impulses and emotions.


I have noted a few below from the teaching of Sigmund Freud:


Repression is an unconscious mechanism used to keep disturbing or threatening thoughts from becoming conscious. This is not a very successful defense in the long term since it involve...

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