Since such a partner always avoids expressing what he/she is thinking and feeling inside, you usually do not have an inkling of his/her compulsions till the relationship is already toxic.To minimize chances of this happening to you, here are ten signs of passive aggressive behavior to watch out for in a partner. I know you can silent-treat him just as long as he can silent-treat you, but you don’t need to prove it.
However what usually makes things worse is that you do not realize what you are getting into until quite far into the relationship. He's that guy who avoids responsibility and conflict through passivity and withdrawal. He could have picked his cell phone up and called, but calling isn’t nearly as pleasurable as letting you sit and wait. My ex used to forget he needed something from me until the last minute.Here's how to easily identify the passive-aggressive man.1. You see, he didn’t want to go to a movie but his passivity wouldn't allow him to own it. I spent a lot of time running around trying to prepare from something in a few hours that would normally take days.5. They want you but they don’t want to become attached to you. It’s expressing your anger, frustration or aggression in non-assertive, indirect ways. First, let’s define what passive-aggressive behavior really is.