Originally Posted by BaggagePatrol
Judgements and aggressive language seem counterintuitive to encouraging a forum member to find their voice and express their needs to a partner.
Note: Nobody here has any obligation to encourage anybody else to find their voice or express their needs.
BG has been having an interesting and useful discussion with others posting in this thread. That Matt wasn't posting is not BG's problem. As BG hasn't been flaming anybody and the discussion has been productive, there's nothing for folks to complain about.
If you don't like BG's posts, avoid reading them. BG has no obligation to discuss anything in a fashion you would prefer. You don't have to like BG's style. That's OK.
This post serves as a reminder to everybody, actually. It's perfectly OK if somebody posts something here that you don't like. It's perfectly OK if somebody posts in a fashion that you don't like. We have never guaranteed that you won't be offended at any time. A great part of the value this site offers readers is that it supports multiple viewpoints and reactions.