Posts tagged Authentic Relationship

The Things We Do To Avoid Asking Questions

My daughter knows how to ask for things nicely, but lately she’s discovered that when she does, sometimes the answer is “No.”  As a result, she’s been experimenting with ways to avoid getting the answer she doesn’t want.  Instead of asking, she announces things like, “I’m just going to have a taste of this butter,” […]


The Pain of the Silent Treatment and What It Might Be Telling You

Recently, in response to my post “Dealing with the Silent Treatment” a commenter expressed frustration with being given the silent treatment, and the lack of advice in how to feel better.  Here is an excerpt from the comment: “I can’t just suddenly go about my daily life acting normal. I don’t get why you’d fake […]