Triangulation as an activity means we have given up on the other person.
Continue Thou Shalt Not Triangulate
Remember when ‘statesmanship’ was about winning over the other side to see your point of view as valid and important, so they agreed to support your proposal (we call this now rather rare process ‘bipartisanship’)? Continue Civility 2.0
While waiting for my Friend, Ron, in our local upscale mall I overheard two young men chatting. Both could have been characters out of the family of lost boys in the play, Peter Pan, with the one having chin-length hair brushed aside so you could at least see part of his thin face. His friend asked him why he had chosen to enlist in the army. Continue In Search of Personal Happiness
Update: With the many and varied advancements (and a few backward steps), within the Gay/LGBT civil rights movement this last year, I thought, perhaps, it might be time to revisit my 1999 reflections on this important topic (already 15 years ago!). Continue What If There Were No “They?”
When do we get old enough to stop the need for a man to be “the man” in a relationship and a woman to stop trying to figure out what a woman should do in response? Continue Are We Old Enough to Drop Expectations?
In the ‘good ‘ol days’ it was easy to tell the ‘good guys’ from the ‘bad guys’ because the ‘good guys’ always wore white hats while the ‘bad guys’ always wore black ones. Continue When Good Guys Wore White Hats