Obstructionism is the deliberate obstruction of progress. The passive aggressive person obstructs progress by resisting following through with expectations in interpersonal relationships.
We all enter into marriage with certain expections and the belief that those expectations will be met. Some reasonable expectations, some unreasonble expections. It is reasonable to expect respect, intimacy, concern and consideration for our feelings, needs and desires.
If you marry someone with passive aggressive personality disorder even the most reasonable expectation will go unmet. The trick to making a relationship with the passive aggressive work is not letting go of your expections but, letting go of the idea that your expectations...read more