But is it abuse?

If the widespread belief that silent treatment is emotional abuse is to be accepted, then we must also consider the form of abuse that its counter behaviour imposes.Silent treatment is not an assault on the senses and it doesn't demand a response. The impact on the recipient of silent treatment is therefore dependent on what [...]

The Value of Sanity

One of the paths to insanity is to try to reason around someone else's actions or behaviour by assuming that their value system is the same as yours. When you find it difficult to get through to someone, step back and consider two things. Are they genuinely interested in hearing you? Do they respect the [...]

Perfectly Distracted 

There was a time when I judged the character of others by the number of times they would use terms like existential, nihilism, fatalism, and the like. Often, the words of Einstein echoes in my head reminding me that if I can't explain it simply enough, it's because I don't understand it well enough. And [...]