Will you love and adore me?

Earlier today I was feeling rather sensitive about life, myself, and joking. I turned to my playful husband and asked, "Will you love and adore me?" "Only if you love and adore yourself." I was a little surprised. I expected him to say, "Of course!" and then tell me how wonderful I am. "Have I … Continue reading Will you love and adore me?

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In the process of being less defensive, I stopped talking.

Around September last year, I started reading a book called "Radical Collaboration", which deals with self-awareness and defensiveness in teamwork (and just being with people in general). It has several "testers" to gauge your defensiveness and also your "hot buttons". I was unpleasantly shocked by how defensive I was and how many things I get upset about. … Continue reading In the process of being less defensive, I stopped talking.