8 Distinct Reasons Behind Defensiveness

The Psychology Behind The Defensiveness Response

Afshara
2 min readDec 1, 2022

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Emotion and behaviour both can be considered as defensiveness. The emotion, which usually includes feelings of humiliation, sadness and anger is triggered when you sense that someone is criticizing you.

There could be certain reasons behind someone’s defensive behaviour. The following are

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