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Author: Confluence

Manipulation Is Not What You Think It Is

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen you grasp the concept of manipulation for what it is, a human reflex instead of an act of force you can relax around it rather than fight against it. You don’t have to put up walls. You can put on music and dance. No villains. No victims. Just souls playing together trying to be happy.

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Getting Bullies to Change

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs I tell kids, having a civil conversation with someone who’s trying to dominate you is a smart idea. Keep in mind you’ll have to be the one who initiates the conversation and you’ll also have to be the one who keeps it civil. So, before you actually have the conversation, practice it in your mind a few times until you’re comfortable with it and feel really good about having it.

Taking this step will do wonders for anyone who’s confidence has been shaken by a power-hungry aggressor because initiating the talk and taking the lead in the conversation is breaking the old pattern and starting a new one… where the aggressor is not in charge.

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A Get Real Q&A About Immigration

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere is no process for due entry. At this point, immigrants and asylum seekers are being told if they enter the border at legal entry points they will not be separated from their families, (read we won’t steal your children). However, those entry points are closed. They arrive at the legal entry points and are turned away. This is a direct violation of international law, but Trump’s current policy has closed the Southern borders to asylum seekers.

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FBI Conspiracy, 5 First Ladies, Space Force: 3 News Stories You Should Read Today – 6/19/2018

Reading Time: 2 minutesConfluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. In the category of:  Things that were hiding in plain sight. There may have been an FBI conspiracy involving the 2016 election. But not the one you think. The blizzard of lies and innuendo that President Trump has thrown up around this issue has succeeded in narrowing the questions that get asked to exactly the ones he wants. Was a “deep state” conspiracy against Trump? Was the FBI unspeakably biased against him? Was the investigation into Russia illegitimate from the beginning? Even if you...

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