“Mom, do you have any idea how good you’ve got it?”
This question came right after I said something like, “Why are you ALWAYS blowing off your homework?”
The sweeping generalization of my statement was inaccurate and unintentionally sent the message to my teenager that I didn’t see or appreciate the good in his life.
We all do it so let’s get curious together. Is the use of absolute language shutting down communication in your home?
A few small shifts and a little intention can dramatically change and lighten the mood.
The words we use matter.
Episode 219 includes a few simple phrases we can all use to communicate more clearly and shift the energy! Give it a listen and share with a friend.