In a healthy relationship the arguments are about how people feel and what should be done to correct it. In an unhealthy relationship arguments are about proving sides and earning points. Arguing over the transcript of the last fight is just people trying to verify their points.
This isn’t healthy.
(via Punfree @ reddit)
Forgiveness releases us from the burden of judgment. As human beings, we are not equipped to judge, and to do so can cause great harm to ourselves and to others.
Attachment depends on the person’s ability to develop basic trust in their caregivers and self.
Dr. Maté explained that most people, when faced with the choice of either attachment or authenticity in their relationships, will go for attachment first, seeking recognition and validation from others instead of being able to give it to themselves. – Candice Plattor
B efore debating/arguing/disagreeing with someone, make sure you can explain their point of view in such a way that they agree with your explanation.
T here is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen. – Rumi