Just One Big Unhappy Family (Part 3)

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/JustOneBigUnhappyFamily(Part3).mp3In Part 3 of Just One Big Unhappy Family, the discussion shifts to how to recognize when things are happening in your family that foretell problems and increased risk. You learn to assess individual, marriage and parenting risk and see how those risks evolve and escolate. Your ability to understand risk and malfunction continue their […]

Just One Big Unhappy Family (Part 2)

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/JustOneBigUnhappyFamily(Part2).mp3Warning: This episode of Audio Tidbits Podcast contains significant violence and strong language so is not suitable for children or for teens or adults who are sensitive to family violence or strong language. Our discussion of family malfunction moves to a new dimension extended from the last episode: Just One Big Unhappy Family. The vignettes […]

Just One Big Unhappy Family

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/JustOneBigUnhappyFamily.mp3If what you see is one big happy family, there may be many reasons and explanations, not that any of these are necessary. Happy is normally its own accounting. If what you see is one big unhappy family, there are only a few likely reasons, and explanations totally depend on who you ask. Emotional distress, […]

Stay Tuned For The Fairies

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/StayTunedForTheFairies.mp3Sure, Marc has a few tips for you to make a difference to people who make a difference to you, tips to relate to others with style, all the time, on purpose. As usual, he is spot on. For me, though, I think you will find the best part of his podcast today if you […]

Love Power and Relationships

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/LovePowerAndRelationships.mp3We likely think we value equality in some relationships and not in others. When it comes to love and power, though, the likelihood of equality is quite slim. This holds between the people in the relationship and between love and power themselves. Love, power and relationships are dynamic variables and not constants and mix and […]

Boundary Crashers

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/BoundaryCrashers.mp3Do you know about boundary crashers? I’m pretty sure you know about them, even if you hadn’t thought about it like that before. They range from the annoying to those who should be put in a cage, just to keep them away from the rest of us. Are you a boundary crasher? I suspect most […]

Why Argue?

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/WhyArgue.mp3There are times to argue, if the arguement is of one kind, but if it is of the other kind, arguing has little to no point and may make worse the exact thing you want to improve. Please listen and see if you agree. If you happen not to agree, let’s not argue about it.

Assertiveness Is Fundamental

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/AssertivenessIsFundamental.mp3What comes to mind when you hear that someone is assertive? The typical ideas quickly move to descriptions of behavior: what the assertive person says and does. More specifically, they focus on how he or she acts. But is this assertiveness? On the surface, it is definitely assertiveness of sorts; but this type of behavior […]

Too Much Of A Good Thing

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/TooMuchOfAGoodThing.mp3We know that being helpful, doing our share, accommodating to the needs and interests of others and generally being a good sport is a good thing, but there can sometimes be too much of a good thing. There the people who we all know who way underdo the notion of pitching in and helping but […]

When Excuses Stop Excusing

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/WhenExcusesStopExcusing.mp3A simple fact of life is that one excuse is generally as good as another. Either you get a pass this time or you don’t. The good news is that people will generally give you a break and give you that pass this time. The bad news is that you can’t count on being excused, […]