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You have three choices: keep on fighting, ignore each other, or make up and be friends

You have three choices: keep on fighting, ignore each other, or make up and be friends

You have three choices: keep on fighting, ignore each other, or make up and be friends. –John Knoblauch Once there were four sixth-graders – two boys and two girls – who started to fight even though they’d been friends for years. One morning at the bus stop, the boys started playing keep-away with the girls’Read more about You have three choices: keep on fighting, ignore each other, or make up and be friends[…]

If one is going to be truthful, one has to be very tender.

If one is going to be truthful, one has to be very tender.

If one is going to be truthful, one has to be very tender. –Florida Scott-Maxwell Honesty is always the best policy, right? We glibly recite that saying, but it’s important to reevaluate its meaning when we are eager to correct or direct the actions of the other people. If being honest will unnecessarily harm them,Read more about If one is going to be truthful, one has to be very tender.[…]

Even if you understand and follow all of the rules for more effectively engaging manipulators, life with them is not likely to be easy. –George K. Simon Jr.

Even if you understand and follow all of the rules for more effectively engaging manipulators, life with them is not likely to be easy. –George K. Simon Jr.

Sometimes they want something. Sometimes they want someone to give them something or to feel a particular way. They want power in some way, shape, or form. Manipulators prey on our weak spots. Obsession and guilt are weapons. Manipulators get us to use these weapons on ourselves. Sometimes we can disengage from manipulators – walkRead more about Even if you understand and follow all of the rules for more effectively engaging manipulators, life with them is not likely to be easy. –George K. Simon Jr.[…]