Why We Castigate and Tolerate

Posted: March 27, 2012 in Personal Growth, Personal Relationships
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I have pondered over the apparent contradiction between my wife and my tendency to berate each other over trivialities, and remain silent when we see shortcomings in each other when bringing them up (in a diplomatic – Dale Carnegie – way) when that could lead to improvements.

The short answer is, “our passions inhibit rational thought”. This is usually the case, especially when lack of sleep combines with being distracted by our everyday activities.

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