Dating Kinky
What does communicating with respect look like?
July 11, 2022
Whether you feel respect will play a big part in whether or not they feel respected. A lack of respect bleeds through into everything you communicate.
Six weeks ago, I wrote that communication is a tool, not a solution. I mentioned that without a few key elements, communication is more likely to harm than to heal. Those are:

- Priorities
- Openness
- Respect
- Compassion
- Autonomy

So far, I've covered priorities and openness. Today, I'm tackling respect. 

And I've been sort of wrestling with this. Because I think it's a challenge to show what I mean by respect in actual examples. 

It is. 

Because a lack of respect can show in so many millions of ways that I could never cover them all. 

So, instead, I'm going to focus on the effect of respect in a conversation. 

Find the full transcript for this episode here.

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