Tag: Assertiveness

Dating Gone Wrong: Lessons on Defending Your Boundaries

One of my first forays back into the dating world after spending some time out of it was, to put it nicely, bizarre. For someone who usually does a good job staying out of drama, I never thought I'd find myself in such an unnecessarily heated situation. But I don't regret any of it, because it ...

We Can’t Always Protect Other People’s Feelings & That’s OK

Yesterday I accidentally upset a woman by texting very briefly in the movie theatre (mind you, I was texting underneath my jacket with my screen dimmed to maximum, but I guess she still caught a glimpse of the glare). It was the kind of text that needed an urgent reply, but I get it: people go to ...

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