How to Be a Better Listener

How to Be a Better Listener

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One of the most frustrating things to come up against in a discussion or disagreement is someone who frequently interrupts. Isn’t it annoying when you can’t finish speaking your thoughts, let alone complete a full sentence? It’s called conversation hijacking. It …

Don't Test Your Partner

DonnaBarnes A New Relationship

Playing games is manipulative and a way to avoid intimacy. Playing games in a relationship doesn’t work. Games create competition, and a winner and loser. Playing games is manipulative and a way to avoid intimacy. Some people think game playing …

Are You Emotional Junk-Food?

Are You Emotional Junk Food?

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The difference between consuming actual junk food and indulging in emotional junk-food is that with food, at least you usually know what you’re consuming isn’t really good for you. Many people think they know, or at least have an idea of, …