Every time I hear one person tell another some variation of, "Staying in your partnership and trying to transform the conflict means you're weak, a chump, abused, suffering from Stockholm syndrome, and your past history was just one big lie," I think, "Wow! Who's gaslighting who here?!" Seriously?! How do you know?
I luv this woman and her writing. More than most others, she makes me examine my biases. She does so because she makes an effort to examine her own.
129: The 1959 Shasta Airflyte "What does AA's "principles before personalities" really mean? It means we practice honesty, humility, compassion, tolerance, and patience with everyone, whether we like them or not."
119: And so it goes
"How often we murder parts of ourselves by not letting things advance or come close. How often we let fear rule our emotional lives. How often we kill or chase away everything that moves." - @MarkNepo