Nonviolent Communication can hurt people


People who struggle interpersonally, who seem unhappy, or who get into a lot of conflicts are often advised to adopt the approach of Nonviolent Communication.

This is often not a good idea. Nonviolent Communication is an approach based on refraining from seeming to judge others, and instead…

redhester said:

i have experience with nonviolent communication trainings and people and see this form of communication as very dangerous. it is used to silence and shame in very gaslighting ways and i urge a ton of caution if you are dealing with someone who is trained in this style. these folks are often very skilled abusers and use the language of nonviolence to avoid any accountability for their conduct.