Invalidation: 9 ways of belittling people

Judgmental ways of communicating   Ordering you to feel differently Get over it Don't be so sensitive Ordering you to "look" differently Don't look so serious Don't look so proud of yourself Denying your perception, Defending You've got it all wrong But of course I respect you Trying to make you feel guilty while invalidating …

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More devoted to order than justice.

Tone Policing Martin Luther King Jr, in his Letter from Birmingham Jail, complained that he was gravely disappointed with the white moderate who was interested more in order than in justice, condemning this form of silencing. This is what is meant by tone policing. Have you ever told someone that you will listen to them if …

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