Schema Coping Modes: FLIGHT

Detached Protector Mode

This FLIGHT mode allows for avoidance of feelings by psychologically detaching to reduce emotional overwhelm. 

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Avoidant Protector Mode

This FLIGHT mode allows for avoidance of feelings by avoiding situations or relationships where there is a risk of feeling distressed or anxious. 

Angry Protector Mode

This FLIGHT mode uses a wall of anger to push people away to avoid people getting close. It can also look like silent hostility, stonewalling or sulking. 

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