Do You Play Defense
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Do You Play Defense

Defensiveness is reactive, similar to the defensive plays in football, where the defense reacts to the actions of the offense In relationships, defensiveness can be both a feeling and behavior. Typically, a defensive feeling is triggered by criticism, put-downs, shaming, intense sadness, or anger.  As a result of the feeling, you exhibit behaviors such as being…

Do You Need To Be Right

Do You Need To Be Right

“Do you want to be right or happy?” – Dr. Phil Introduction  Some people seem to have the need to be right or at least convince others that their views are ‘right’ and the other person is wrong. If you enter into a discussion with them it quickly turns to a debate or an argument….

Who Are You To Talk To Me

Who Are You To Talk To Me

Walter, a great young keyboardist, was lots of fun but had to do things his own way. He was always right. He gave up two great jobs, playing in a local restaurant and worship leader at church, to make it big in Music City. People loved to hear him play and sing. But, sometimes in…