Research indicates that children would rather you yell at them than ignore them. When prisoners are punished, guards isolate them, because being isolated is one of the harshest punishments there is — other than physical abuse.
Likewise, the silent treatment is a form of punishment, a way of attempting to control your partner or others into doing what you want them to do. It’s a withdrawal of approval, and can generate much fear in people who are vulnerable to this.
While it may seem to work for the moment, there are huge negative consequences following the silent treatment…..
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