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Finally, participants completed several single items regarding the hurtfulness of the offense (ranging from 1 = not at all to 5 = extremely), their closeness with the offending group before the offense occurred (ranging from 1 = not at all to 5 = extremely), and whether the offense had stopped (1 = yes; 0 = no).
It may be that despite understanding the hurtfulness of the "I'm not there yet" response, people value the response because it is clear and because it contains the truth instead of being dishonest or condescending.
This proves nothing more than a blatant acceptance of vanity, wastefulness and greed, disrespect and hurtfulness, bullying and verbal abuse, and at times, physical abuse.
For example, when one child uses name-calling, a parent can label this behavior as teasing and highlight the potential hurtfulness of this teasing.
Now, I have hurt for my children, have seen them in the pain that can come only from taunts and hurtfulness of elementary and middle school kids, but I have no feeling upon which to draw that comes anywhere close to what Ms.
What those letters offer is a dark and dismal world where no one can take responsibility for their hurtfulness, their self-centeredness, their arrogant entitlement, their stupidity, and learn the necessary lessons - to grow up and move on to a good, honest, decent life.
Just a wall of hurtfulness; pages out of magazines that hurt the heart.
The unique position of mental health counselors allows them to communicate that the process of forgiveness may be an effective way to recover from interpersonal hurtfulness. As Exline and Zell (2007) point out, a strong, accepting therapeutic relationship is very important in encouraging people to engage in the difficult, courageous, and sometimes painful work of forgiving.
But still I affirm, that it is not the view of this utility or hurtfulness which is either the first or principal source of our approbation and disapprobation.
It is emphasised that 'honesty should not be confused with hurtfulness' (Latham et al.
It is a unique moment in history in which we can no longer dance around these stereotypes, oblivious to their meaning and hurtfulness, for they have now been directed at public figures none of us can ignore and with an inappropriateness all of us must admit.