Many Twitter users pointed out that the show's boundary-ignoring premise seems like a recipe for disaster.
People hide things about themselves because they are paralyzed at the prospect of hearing judgment, because they don't have the tools to heal, because they don't know such tools exist, because they are cowed into accepting mistreatment.
Anthropologist Robin Dunbar says that that number of people with whom we can maintain stable, ongoing interaction is approximately 150. That's it. Beyond that point, most of us lose our ability to relate in a meaningful way.
And I'm not a part of it anymore. As shocking as it might be, there were many things I've learned from co-founding the festival. Many of them would have been virtually unrecognizable before the effort and event, but I am happy to have them now.
4) I easily divert my people-pleasing tendencies. Uncovering how you want to feel is one of the steps in my 12 week program
Family dynamics are a lot like dead fish on a summer day. Just saying the words doesn't fix a thing. They're extremely formal
I will give more chances based on your relationship to me, just because. Yes, my children will have more chances, because they are my children. Everything we do is a teaching moment. Adults on the other hand, will not be given the same considerations, so don't even ask.
When we say "yes" to everything and do not set boundaries with people, we often feel stressed, overwhelmed, and burned out. Most of us want to be well liked and to please other people. It can be difficult to turn down opportunities or requests that others have made of us.