Category Archives: Respect

Getting Distracted…

I was reading an interesting thread of discussion by a group of therapists the other day. One therapist asked the following question – “Is it ever innocent when two married people are exchanging sexually explicit emails without their spouses knowing?” … Continue reading

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Living your life online? Live it with integrity…

I recently had a client suggest that I write a blog post about Facebook.  It was a reasonable suggestion given that it so frequently comes up with my clients.  I spent some time mulling over what I wanted to say.  … Continue reading

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Want Respect? Respect Yourself First.

I talk to a lot of clients that are unhappy with the friends and partners they attract.  They feel the people around them often want to take advantage in some way.  It can be emotionally, physically, financially…it doesn’t matter how.  … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Joan Price – Author of Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex

I am very pleased to have a guest Blogger today.  Joan Price, author of Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex discusses saying no in a respectful, gentle but clear way.  It is a skill we should … Continue reading

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Respect versus Agreement – Take 2

A few posts ago I wrote about the difference between being respectful and agreeing with someone.  I came across an interesting series of blog posts that I thought really demonstrated this well. I think there is a lesson to be … Continue reading

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Respect versus Agreement

I was reading some discussions on a web forum the other day. In one of the forums the discussion turned pretty ugly and personal. There was a legitimate topic being hotly debated. But at some point people started accusing other … Continue reading

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