Life After Personality Disorder - Karl Pittner "When I was seven, I was making my way home from school, through a wooded area near my home. A huge guy with a knife stopped me and dragged me into some bushes and sexually abused me..."
Violence Prevention Work with Boys and Young Men Sue Dominey won a Winston Churchill Travelling Foundation Grant to research violence prevention work with boys and young men in Australia and New Zealand. Pete and Sue travelled there for 10 weeks in Autumn 2005; this is the report that Sue wrote for the foundation.
What choices do I exercise in my relationships and in my behaviour?
How do I wish to be experienced by others?
Am I truly present and engaged in this relationship or am I managing the relationship inauthentically to reduce my anxiety?
Do I care about what this person needs from me or am I motivated by my constricted self interest?
Irvin D Yalom/ Molyn Leazcz
"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned." - Buddha "