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relationship tip: be compassionate when expressing a complaint - you are talking to the person you love, not the thing you find annoying

relationship tip: be compassionate when expressing a complaint - you are talking to the person you love, not the thing you find annoying

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The Same Boat

We’re all in the same boat. Born as we are in this human body, we can’t escape the blessings and tortures of the human brain. From our first breath, we yearn for love and understanding in the most complicated ways imaginable. We find it most satisfying as we learn to give it. The ability to do this comes from acceptance of our frailties. By understanding the conditions of our own lives, we accept the conditions of others. Compassion is not condescension, but a leveling of the playing field, a recognition of yourself in others and an acceptance that their stress…

- Stephen Schettini

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