What Lawsuits for $17.31 Teach Us about Communication Avoidance

What Lawsuits for $17.31 Teach Us about Communication Avoidance

Several years ago, a man in Austin, Texas brought a lawsuit against his date for $17.31. The cause of this grievance? During a showing of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, he claimed his date was texting on her phone and that this clearly violated the theater’s rules. Perceived as an unforgiveable crime, the texting contributed to a less than…

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When in Conflict, Don’t Take Your Bait

Have you ever felt so upset about a conflict that your brain started telling the same story about it over and over? With each re-telling in your mind, more details emerged clarifying how “right” you were and how “wrong” they were. Before you even got to tell others about it, your mind had already done a lot of work to…

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