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5 Reasons Why the Silent Treatment Doesn't Work

This week's word is really a term: Silent Treatment.  This is a term (and a technique) used when someone has "done you wrong" and you pay them back by refusing to speak to them.  I recently saw a commercial for some silly show or other where the gal claimed the silent treatment was not effective because men like it!  She said if you really wanted to get your husband mad, you don't give them the silent treatment; you continue to talk to him!  lol Well, this got me thinking about how effective the silent treatment really is in every day, real life.  And you know what?  It isn't!  Why?  I'll give you five reasons: 1. They may rather like it! As...

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How to Contact Someone

How to Contact Someone By JoJo Tabares   This issue came up the other day and I thought it would make a good post.  I have written on this before, but it wasn’t the focus of the article and I can’t seem to find it amongst the many I’ve written (that have yet to be posted on the AOE website) anyway.  Lol If you have ever had a situation come up in which you wanted to contact someone to address an issue, find out more information or thank them for all their hard work on something, you may have run into trouble obtaining an email address.  It is surprisingly easy in the Information Age and here are a few suggestions: 1....

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