What happens when you have a conflict with a person you have to see all the time and they are the type of person that cannot handle conflict? Should you keep your mouth shut and act just as passive-aggresively as they are? Or should you confront the issue like a normal, stable adult and try to work past it?
After months of tension with a new roommate, I finally stopped being such a baby and went with option 2. Only to have it backfire and our living situation become a hundred times worse than it had been. As it turns out, people who are routinely passive aggressive, do not simply change their ways just because you decided to talk about an issue that they created. As it turns out, those insanely passive aggressive people actually think they can get away with creating tension and because you’ve been easy going until this point, you should just let this one go too, right? Those extremely passive aggressive (and immature, if that wasn’t already clear) have no escape plan for when you get fed up with them. It’s as though they think everyone else will try to avoid conflict just as much as they will.
So the point is, you can’t win apparently. You can, but that would involve being able to see into the future and knowing ahead of time how fucking crazy they are so then you just never let them move into your house in the first place.
Beware of people who are more passive aggressive than you. I learned that lesson the hard way this summer.