Two of Swords: Silence is not acquiesce
The card of the day is the TWO OF SWORDS.
Peace, man. Agreeing to disagree. I like you, for now. A storm is a-brewin’.
You may have reached a point in an argument where you both need to take a break. You are not saying that you are right or the other person is right, but you’ve both reached a place in the argument where you are tired and you’ve decided to stop actively casting stones. That’s a good thing, right? Circular arguments can be especially draining; this breather might be what is needed so you can both explore a better communication strategy. Remember that no resolution is possible until a commitment is made to having a real conversation; the ability to listen is key – effective listening. Remember to listen more than you speak during this conversation. Silence is not acquiesce.
Some questions to think about:
Who is pushing your buttons?
What are you reacting to?
What decision are you putting off until tomorrow?
How are you closer to a resolution by deciding not to act?