“One of the things I realized in those early days is how many people are walking around with a chip on their shoulder waiting for someone to step out of line so they can unleash their anger. I had gone from the peacemaker in my relationships to an explosion waiting to happen. “Make my day. Say something so I can release my pent up frustrations on you.” Having lived in New York, I had a lot of that attitude. Every time I said, “That doesn’t work for me,” my new partner would respond, with complete calm, “OK, I can change that, no problem. I didn’t know that was important to you. It won’t happen again.” And it never did. Simple. Easy. What if a choice for us does not have to be a choice against someone else? What if we could simply state what works for us and allow the other person to choose it or not? “
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