Tag: shoulding on others
Is Someone Shoulding on you? Are You Shoulding on Yourself?
One of the words Patricia Evans talks about in her book “The Verbally Abusive Relationship” is the word “should”. To tell someone they “should” do this, or “should” do that, is a controlling way of communicating. Shoulding is of the ways we abuse ourselves and others. Shoulding suggests shame if you don’t do what you…