The innocent remark

Throughout our lives we have been subjected to the innocent remark.  These are words that are meant to be funny, or helpful, but actually hurt us deeply.  Benign phrases such as “Wow, what happened to you?” leave us searching for what might be wrong with us.  “I can’t sing either,”  is a backhanded put-down.  “Put […]

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I Don’t Hear You

Yes, I know your lips are moving, and I hear sound coming from your mouth, but I do not hear you because you are speaking Butterfly and I am listening as Bear, or you are speaking Bear and I am listening as Butterfly. Does this situation sound familiar?  There is no “war of the sexes,” but

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