The Language of Letting Go, August 12

Old 08-12-2015, 04:05 AM
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The Language of Letting Go, August 12


You are reading from the book "The Language of Letting Go."


Direct people are a joy to be around.

We never have to guess what they're really thinking or feeling, because they're honest about their thoughts and openly express their feelings.

We never have to wonder if they're with us because they want to be, or if they're there out of guilt and obligation.

When they do something for us, we don't have to worry whether they'll end up resenting us because direct people generally do things that please themselves.

We don't have to fuss about the status of our relationship because if we ask, they'll tell us.

We don't have to worry if they're angry because they deal openly with their anger and resolve it quickly.

We don't have to ponder whether they are talking about us behind our backs because if they have something to say, it will be said to us directly.

We don't have to wonder if we can rely on them because direct people are trustworthy.

Wouldn't it be nice if we were all direct?

Today, I will let go of my notions that it is somehow good or desirable to be indirect. Instead, I will strive for honesty, directness, and clarity in my communication. I will let directness in my relationships begin with me.

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Old 08-12-2015, 09:50 AM
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Good one, thanks honeypig.

So true!

Seems so simple, but it is really a challenge... for me anyway

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I love this so much. I'm trying to fake it til I make it on this one, and it's starting to WORK!! THank you.
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