The 3 Major Ways We Cope with Stress

And how we can get out of our way.

Jason Henry
May 26 · 5 min read
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In observation of her clients, neo-Freudian psychoanalyst Karen Horney (pronounced horn-eye) noted that of all the various ways people deal with conflict they all fall into one of three categories.

We either move towards people in compliance, move against them in aggression or move away from them in withdrawal. One’s…