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A criminal dances for a police officer in an attempt to delay being put into jail.
Tags:police, policeman, policemen, police officer, police officer, cop, cops, jail, jails, prison, prisons, criminal, criminals, arrested, locked up, incarceration, imprisoned, delay, delays, delaying, avoiding, avoidance, putting off, inevitable, distracting, distraction, distractions, unsuccessful, procrastination, procrastinating, stalling
"Have you consider the possibility that I don't want the paper?"
Tags:dog, dogs, dog trick, dog tricks, obedience training, dog training, canine, canines, good dog, newspaper, newspapers, pup, pups, dog owner, dog owners, dog lover, dog lovers, headline, headlines, bad news, current events, avoidance, avoidance tactic, dog trainer, dog trainers, martini, martinis, relaxation, evening paper
"And what are you trying to put out of your mind these days?"
'In an effort to make this sales meeting more pleasant, I have taken the liberty of rotating our sales graph counter clockwise a full ninety degrees,'
"Helen, is it possible that we are using our child as an intimacy barrier?"
Tags:kid, kids, intimacy, intimacy barrier, intimacy barriers, love-life, love life, family life, family-life, parenthood, parent, parents, barrier, barriers, overcoming barrier, overcoming barriers, couples counselling, couples counselor, couples counselors, relationship counseling, relationship counselor, relationship counselors, marital problem, marriage therapist, relationship therapists, marriage therapy, marriage counseling, marital therapy, husband, husbands, wife, wives, grown up kid, grownup kids, grown-up kid, grown-up kids, avoidance, avoidance tactics
The four housemen of procrastination
Tags:procrastination, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinator, procrastinators, procrastinating, avoidance, avoiding, dither, dithering, napping, nap, naps, snacks, snacking, social media, minor chores, chore, chores, work, working, deadline, deadlines, four horsemen, four horsemen of the apocalypse
'It may be evolution to you, but I call it 'avoidance of intimacy issues!'
'Mission control? We'd like to take an unscheduled spacewalk.'
"There needs to be room in the relationship for me to say I'm divorcing you."
'Congratulations, your days of avoiding the real world are finally over.'
"David, you're denying your feelings again, aren't you?"
Tags:deny, denial, defense, defense mechanism, monster, monsters, memory, memories, feel, feelings, emotion, emotions, disavowal, disavow, avoid, avoidance, reality, realities, stress, stressful, anxiety, anxieties, fear, fears, psychology, psychologist, psychiatry, therapy, therapist, psychiatry, psychiatrist, lcsw, social work, social worker, analysis, analyst, psycho analyst, psycho analysis, depression, depressive
"Duty calling on line two, sir."
Tags:general, generals, military officer, military, army, army officer, us military, us army, military leader, military leaders, speaker phone, speaker phones, phone message, message, duty, duty calling, duties, ignoring ones duties, shirking duty, skirking duties, shirking ones duty, avoiding calls, avoiding, avoidance, dodging calls, dodging
'I'm with the I.R.S. you had better report this as income.'
"She asked for a divorce, but I outsmarted her and ran into the next room."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship problems, relationship issues, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, divorce, separation, split, break-up, breakup, breaking up, break up, break-ups, break ups, denial, in denial, childish, childishness, avoid, avoidance, avoiding the issue, avoiding the problem, outsmart, outsmarted, refuse to accept, end of the marriage, men, man
"Sorry I took so long. I went to the bathroom, tried climbing out the window, and got stuck."
Tags:date, dates, escape, escaping, bad date, bad dates, regret, regrets, regretting, regretful, mistake, mistakes, bad relationship, bad relationships, run away, running away, awkward date, awkward dates, awkward conversation, awkward conversations, first date, first dates, couple, couples, avoid, avoiding, avoidance, overshare, oversharing, tactless, tactlessness, insensitive, insensitivity
"All I'm saying is now is the time to develop the technology to deﬂect an asteroid."
Tags:prevent, preventative, preventative measures, prevention, risk, risk averse, risk aversion, avoid, avoidance, averse, asteroid, asteroids, dinosaur, dinosaurs, prehistory, prehistoric, palaeontology, palaeontologist, palaeolithic, primordial, meteor, meteorite, tech, technology, talking animals, talking animal, doomsday, doomsayer, action, proactive, proactively, problem solving, if not now when, if not now, extinction, extinct, extinction event
"Keep walking. He's clearly on something."
'Have legal check it out. If there are regs, and everyone finds ways to avoid them, are there really regs?'
Freedom of Information Act - Frequently ducked questions.
"My wife is about to have a baby, so I was wondering if you could make me work late for the next eighteen years or so."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, overtime, working late, staying late, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, baby, babies, new baby, new babies, avoiding, avoidance, pregnancy, pregnancies, first child, first kids, first baby, first-time parent, first-time parents, new parent, new parents, father-to-be, dad-to-be
How to avoid law.
"I'm talking violent overthrow, bombings, terror in the streets - and you keep talking about balance of credit, loans from friendly powers, gross national product? What kind of a revolutionist ARE you?"
Tags:revolution, revolutionary, critic, critical, comment, commentary, political commentary, political theory, political theories, political, politic, left, left wing, hard left, radical, radicalised, radicalized, radical left, radical right, hard right, right wing, extreme, extremes, extremism, extremist, economy, economics, economical, economic awareness, awareness, avoid, avoidance, peaceful, peacefully, discontent, discontents, credit, credits, international economics, international economy, global economy, foreign policy, plan, planning, terror, terrorism, difference, satire, satirical, activism, activist
"But I'm not here to talk about bowling."
Tags:bowl, bowls, bowling, bowling ball, bowling balls, bowling alley, bowling alleys, talk show, talk shows, celebrity, celebrities, interview, interviews, interviewing, deflect, deflects, deflecting, question, questions, questioning, inquire, inquires, inquiring, television, television show, television shows, avoidance, avoid, avoids, avoiding, avoidant
Tags:mental state, mental states, mental illness, mental illnesses, problem, problems, depression, depressed, thought process, thought processes, avoidance, avoidance tactic, avoidance tactics, anxiety, anxiety disorder, anxiety disorders, gad, general anxiety disorder, worrier, worriers, psychoanalysis, psychoanalyst, psychoanalysts, psychoanalyses, avoidance technique, avoidance techniques