IIn the process of working through relationships I have a new criteria. When someone doesn’t understand the difference between,”You are ridiculous”,”I think that is ridiculous”, and “That is the most ridiculous thing I have heard” then it’s time to move on.
The ability to hold in one’s mind another perspective without viewing it as an attack on yours is an evolution in maturity some people never reach.
Feedback isn’t everyone’s sport.
Neither is respecting the boundaries people set.