I've been told that I'm a little bit passive-aggressive. I didn't really get it till I started evaluating some of the simple-yet-destructive words I was saying. If you’ve encountered an act of passive aggression then you already know that it’s never the best way to resolve a conflict. And, if you're like me and been dishing it out, you also know that it's never the best way to resolve conflicts.
Passive-aggressive behavior is frustrating for both parties involved. It's unproductive and it makes you and others become less trusted in the workplace. After allowing my behavior to destroy a few relationships (that I didn't even realize was happening) I decided to figure out what I was doing and fix it immediately.
Here’s 12 common passive-aggressive text phrases and the true meaning behind them so that next time you encounter them, you'll know how to proceed a little better and in a more productive manner.