HIGHER LEVEL PARENTING
III. TECHNIQUES
20. Not-Doing
fr_15505a_1XX. NOT-DOING
Refraining from acting (or talking) in order to let someone else feel the pressure (or the freedom) to act, is one of the hardest strategies to learn. But it is one of the most powerful and rewarding and also one of the least obtrusive, since people can rarely pinpoint something not done. They just don't usually register it as an event. If nothing happened, that wasn't anything, was it?

1. Time-Warp
2. Breaking Eye Contact

 

 

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