How to Communicate to Heal, Not Hurt: Passive Aggressive Communication is Common in Addiction FINE. Whatever. These are phrases common in passive aggressive communication, which is the most covert and misleading form of negative communication. Communication in addiction is often passive aggressive; it is a way to control and deceptively
“Addiction does not negotiate” This is a quote from Eric Clapton, and it couldn’t be more true! It’s amazing how many addicts, alcoholics, whatever terminology you wish, attempts to negotiate with addiction, and every single time they lose, outright. Period. It’s impossible to negotiate with something that doesn’t negotiate back.