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Tea Time with Trish: What is Judgement REALLY about?

As I sit at Starbuck’s writing an article, I couldn’t help but take a quick break from it and start on this blog.  The reason for that is because of a conversation that is drifting my way (seriously, I don’t purposely eavesdrop)!   I think the reason that it has really piqued my interest is because I can hear my old self in their conversation.  The scene is a couple young girls who got together at a coffee shop with the intent of catching up and spending some quality time together.  In their attempt to bond and relate to each other, what is their common ground?…gossip!   As Girl A shared a story that was not sitting well with her about a mutual friend, Girl B was quick to empathize and validate just how right and justified Girl A was in her feelings.  From there Girl B contributed her stories to add depth to the misdoings of Mystery Girl C.  Soon the conversation escalated to a heated flurry of judgement and negativity surrounding this girl...

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