Here's the sad fucking truth - the people who need something the most are the least likely to get it from others. The more we reek of desperation, the less likely we are to have our needs met, and the more likely we are to be exploited, with our needs treated as weaknesses and points of ingress for abusers. It's almost Read more [...]
Intuition is a crucial and powerful tool for each human being to really get in touch with. It allows you to harness the vast powers of your subconscious to make judgments that can save you a lot of pain later on, and prevent bad people from making their way into your life.
Unlike the conscious mind, which may only notice Read more [...]
When I see friends, couples in relationships, or parents and children fighting, I rarely witness any honesty or vulnerability. When someone does talk about how they feel, this is usually under the thinly veiled guise of an attack, violating one of the first rules of Nonviolent Communication.
A common example might be, Read more [...]
From childhood we are told what to do in a language of obligation. We rebel, and resist, and procrastinate.
Because the requests of those in authority are conveyed as demands, we are never given the option of saying no; and yet we do not want to do what we are told, so we find ourselves dragging our feet as much as we Read more [...]