The opinionated ones among us (this most definitely includes me) would be wise to bear this in mind more often. Too often in our culture and in our relationships we criticize for no constructive purpose whatsoever. We would be wise to love more and criticize less. In the context of relationships, excessive criticism is especially unloving behavior. Many a relationship crumbles under the weight of criticism and judgment. And is it any wonder? If you’re wondering why angrily criticizing your partner isn’t resulting in a change of behavior on their part, see #s 1 and 2 above.
What do you think? Are there any sayings you live and love by? Let me know in the comments below!