What’s a polarity responder? We’ve all had dealings with them. They are someone who no matter what the situation, statement or issue at hand, has to respond in opposition. ‘It’s a beautiful day.’
Polarity responder: ‘It’s too hot. And there isn’t enough shade. I’m not comfortable at all in this weather.’
Ugh. This is the sort of response you will get to any and all comments or questions by a polarity responder.
Polarity responders are easy to spot. Personally, I love to deal with them. I relax and think, ‘Next time they do it, they’re mine.’ I love giving them something to respond to that is to my advantage.
The next time you’re eliciting criteria, look for the words ‘different’ or ‘difference’. Polarity responders will use these often. They are incredibly ‘difference’ oriented, as in they will always see things the opposite of you in most or all matters so there are ways that you can bind them and fix a trap which makes it nearly impossible for them to continue this habit.
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