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Communication Secret #4 Don't Take It Personally!

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Communication Secret #4 Don't Take It Personally!
Don't Take it personally! Focus instead on the unmet needs that are being expressed.

Taking on the burden of responsibility for another person's pain prevents us from being fully responsive and empathetic. Instead, we react out of guilt, shame, fear or some unspoken rule that we feel we must respect. Think about it. When you find yourself reacting like this, what are the conversations you are having in your head? How present are you really? It's time to quit taking it personally!

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