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Selfish concern

I don't like labels, but this is the equivalent of toxic positivity, where we try to be positive while diminishing the experience of the one experiencing difficulties.I once saw someone experiencing a breakdown at the side of the road.Stuck in the middle of nowhere, oil running out of their engine, it was obvious that they …

Good vs bad manipulation

Sometimes we choose to maintain the peace by giving of ourselves despite not wanting to.Sometimes, we don't want to deal with the upheaval that follows not doing what someone wants, so we do it anyway.Sometimes, we're afraid of the repercussions of not complying, so we comply despite not believing in what we're doing.Each time we …