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Meet Me

Meet Me at the Water Cooler

Hey, meet me at the water cooler in 5 minutes!  Hmmm, wonder what chatter is being shared today?  ”People seem to see no difference between an intimate conversation and a conversation at the water cooler.”  ~ Mike Farrell Why is it seemingly easier to share chats or gossip at the water cooler, than to sit […]

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Conversation Starters 5.0

Let’s talk about how we speak with one another. The first hurdle to overcome is not to spend a lot of time talking “to” someone rather speak “with” them. Some of the topics to be covered this week include: Demanding a service while simultaneously degrading those who provide it for us. Being passive aggressive with […]

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Talking with Teens

Trying to pin down a teen to have a conversation, sigh, some of you certainly know what I mean. Pulling teeth or catching a wet dog (or toddler) is often easier.  You get the sighs and the eye rolls and the look of utter dismay.  We parents must persist though as there are too many […]

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Intimacy

Talk With Me

“Let’s have the conversations we’re not having.  Let’s talk about why we don’t talk.  Let’s tell each other what we’re really thinking.  Let’s lay out our hurts, our hang-ups, our hearts.  Let’s admit our failures and ask each other’s forgiveness.  Let’s show each other who we really are and see if there can still be […]

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Pour a Cup & Sit a Spell

Pour a cup and sit with me Let’s talk about the birds and bees And all things in between Let’s talk until the break of dawn ’til we no longer have words to say Let’s sleep curled up safe and warm Let more words fill our dreams We wake, we kiss, we pour a cup […]

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