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A Love Quote
Love doesn't sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new. --Ursula K. LeGuin
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Find those Triggers
Everybody has triggers that really make them upset. Maybe if someone calls you a liar, you blow up. Maybe itīs if someone makes fun of your small breasts. Itīs different for every person. If you know you have a trigger, work on defusing it!
Think about how it makes you feel when people press that trigger. Now think about ways of handling it - either accepting that part of you, or accepting that they are simply upset. You can even simply say to the person, calmly, that you will now take a time out and that the discussion can continue later on. All are much better options than reacting to the trigger!