Or perhaps you are the difficult person. Most likely both have some truth in our individual lives. It seems like everything that could be said about dealing with difficult people has been said, but this article on the notion of “Invalidation” as a tool frequently used by difficult people is really well done, imo.
I’m afraid I haven’t been blogging much because I’ve been SICK as a dog! Blegh. Hopefully I’ll recover soon and back to posting more often. In the meantime, poke around – there’s a lot of stuff on the blog from the past that you might find interesting.