Complain Less To Build Emotional Strength

Wendy Whiners and Chucky Complainers get little respect. When you absolutely need to complain, having a compliant partner works best.  I have many. Facebook is one. My journal another. My husband for some things, children for other things, some friends for anything. Each pulls me back from the edge of emotional doom. Before you recruit …

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Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence: Stop Triangulating

Triangulation defined:  a tactic where one person will not communicate directly with another person, instead, s/he uses a third person to relay communication to the second, thus forming a triangle. Manipulative, controlling, and destructive. We all need to vent, but venting to a loved one can quickly become triangulation. Avoid the relationship sin of triangulation by …

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Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence: Stop Triangulating

Triangulation defined:  a tactic where one person will not communicate directly with another person, instead, s/he uses a third person to relay communication to the second, thus forming a triangle. Manipulative, controlling, and destructive. We all need to vent, but venting to a loved one can quickly become triangulation. Avoid the relationship sin of triangulation by …

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Killing Relationships by Third Party Complaints

Be like NASCAR Drivers: be who you are up front. That also means not just dressing to say who you are, but being direct about what you do not like. Third party complaining is venting to another person about something you do not like in yet another person and with the expectation they will tell …

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