The other day a co-worker and I were talking at lunch. Pretty soon, she started talking about another person---in a critical way. I started to feel uncomfortable because I realized that she was venting some unexpressed feelings about this third party.
We have all had this experience both as listener and lecturer. Mary talks to you about Jenny. Joe talks to you about John. Your mother talks to you about one of your sisters. You talk to your sister about your brother. Your best friend talks to you about her husband. Sometimes you are trying to work something out in your own mind by... Read More