Tag: respect

Manipulation Games 7: Projection

In the Projection Manipulation Game people are not able to see the problematic behavior in themselves so see it as if it were others’ Connor is one of the sweetest guys in the computer industry. He jumps at the opportunity to help whenever he is needed, he is persistent to find any computer bug, and …

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Manipulation Games 4: Iron Fist

In the “Iron Fist” manipulation game the manipulator threatens you physically or mentally if you don’t do what he wants     In our second meeting, all of a sudden the otherwise charming Larry leaned forward, lifted his finger before his face and began yelling. The problem seemed to me insignificant, but his reaction was way overboard. …

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Six Signs of an Abusive Relationship

425.280.2643 Would you be aware of it if you were in an abusive relationship?    At my most recent check up, a pretty nurse prepared me for the visit. Her fine face was decorated by a dark circle encompassing her eye – almost surely caused by the viscous hand of her “loved one”. She was …

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Unconventional Parenting?

Being in body contact with our small children most of the time considered unconventional? Really? How long do you look back in time?   After the Time Magazine Cover Story: “Are you mom enough?” the age old parenting debate gained new momentum. Interestingly we easily got strongly emotional about it. No wonder: how we were …

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“Discovering ME!”

Interactive Online Program for Bulletproof Self-Esteem!   Somebody told me once not to be sensitive, after he threw a mean comment to my head. I felt bad enough because of the comment. In addition I felt even worse because I was labeled contemptuously sensitive. Was that actually true? Partly yes, partly no. Let’s separate the …

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