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What if No One has to be Wrong?

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What if No One has to be Wrong?

“An open mind, in questions that are not ultimate, is useful.” C.S. Lewis

 

Aubrey had received a phone call from her husband John, and he was fuming. She had communicated something to his mother that he felt wasn’t appropriate and that action really upset him. When she picked up the phone, she was feeling verbally attacked by John:

How could you do that?

What were you thinking?

Do you have any idea of how that made me feel?

Whereas only a few weeks ago, this would have turned into an enormous argument that would have created even more ...continue reading...

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There are Two Sides to Every Story…and they’re both right.

“You can only see what you believe, nothing else is possible.” Byron Katie

 This week I had the experience of being able to speak with the husband of one of my long-term clients. He was open, honest, introspective and sincere. His wife is a good woman. He is a good man. And they’re at the crossroads of trying to figure out if they can be what each other needs or if it’s time to call it quits.

As they say, there are two sides to every story. That’s because all of us – everyone – can only see and ...continue reading...

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  1. I agree completely. It took a bit of time to learn this lesson but, oh, how much better I feel after looking at situations, through the other person’s lens, without judgement taking over. Doing this – not letting judgement take over – is an eye-opening experience. I wish you all the best success in your new men’s group. They are lucky to have you choose the way.

    by Andrea Goldstein on December 11th, 2017 at 8:15 pm
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