Thought work now or later?


C: Boyfriend asked “Why do you think mothers and daughters tend to have strained relationships more often than mothers and sons?” I replied by saying “internalized misogyny”, he said “Hmmm!”
T: He disagrees with me because he’s a misogynist.
F: angry
INTERRUPT MODEL
T: He asked my opinion, and he is entitled to his own…whatever it may be
F: apathetic
A: I don’t ask for clarification on what “hmm” means. I avoid the possibility that he disagrees with me. I avoid the opportunity to manage my mind on people disagreeing with me. I also avoid the possibility that he agrees with me. I avoid the opportunity for an interesting conversation.
R: I’m glad I was able to interrupt my model, but I didn’t use this circumstance to it’s fullest advantage.

I think my R is a little misguided.

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