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ARGUING

Arguing: "This can often happen if the peer support giver said, "Yes, but . . ." or "I'm not sure . . . ." What can happen is the person may become defensive or may feel inadequate as a result.""



Arguing with the feeling 
"That just invalidates him."
The importance of empathy by Melissa Corkhill


"Withdrawing
1. Logical Arguing
Trying to influence the other person with facts, arguments, logic, information, or expert opinions that happen to agrees with your own.
  • Do you realize that...?
  • The facts are in favor of....
  • Let me give you the facts.
  • Here is the right way.
  • Experience tells us that."


References

 Family Peer Support Buddy Program, BC Partners for Mental Heath and Addictions Page 12:


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