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Old 04-22-2013, 02:08 AM
opalescent opalescent is offline
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I think these kinds of lists are useful things for folks to jumpstart thinking, discussions, and what they would add, take away, do differently and so on. They can assist people think and mull over things they might never consider based just on their own experiences. And that is a good thing.

I would add something along the lines of:

'I have the expectation to be aware of possible privilege I may have, and how that privilege may affect my relationships. I am not a bad person for having privilege. After all it is not earned but given to some because of who they are. Privilege may include couple privilege, sex and/or gender privilege, race privilege, class and many more. I am also aware that lacking privilege in one area does not preclude privilege in another.'

Couple privilege has been discussed here. I also found this blog post useful:
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