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Old 07-22-2013, 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Marcus View Post
The distinction I would make is that I simply ask for what I want and don't discuss emotional ramifications or complications surrounding the request.
Originally Posted by Magdlyn View Post
Oh, I get emotional. I'm not British!
There have been a lot of discussion here about the MBTI types and this is an example of the way a T (thinker) approaches an emotional issue verses a F (feelings oriented person).

It's possible to use a combination of the two! For example: I'm glad you have met someone new- it's nice to see you so happy. I understand that you want to spend a lot of time with him/her, but I am missing you and would love to spend some time with you this weekend! There is a great band playing at the Blues Club Saturday night. We could go out to eat, go to the club and then you could spend the night at my house! Would that work for you?
The key to life is in being fully engaged and peacefully detached simultaneously and authentically in each moment.
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