Welcome back to The Dynamics of Everyday Life, where we delve into the art and science of maintaining relationships. 

This episode shines a light on our very own defence mechanisms. 

From the comfort of our everyday friendships, to the challenge of navigating stormy relational seas in metaphorical high heels and a bikini, we’re exploring the common thread in all our relationships: ourselves. 

Join us as we unpack how our unconscious mind, with all of its defence mechanisms, plays a pivotal role in either bridging or building barriers between us and others. 

Ready to dive deep? Let’s unravel the mysteries of our minds together.

Here are the highlights: 

(1:24) Maintaining relationships and self-awareness

(2:18) Unconscious defence mechanisms in relationships

(5:59) Common psychological defence mechanisms

(7:28) Self-awareness and coping