When does venting cross the line?

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This week, we're chatting about venting: the good, bad and ugly of getting things off your chest. Plus, our guide to the ideal dinner party.

What you'll hear:

  • Jacey's vs. Maggie's meltdown styles
  • Definition of an external processor
  • Questions to ask yourself before venting
  • The power of writing drafts
  • How to respond when someone vents to you
  • Practical tips for a dinner party that's about more than dinner

Can I quote you on that?

  • "I'm an external processor, so what that means is that I often have to verbalize how I'm feeling about people or situations as my way of dealing with them." Maggie
  • "If you're not looking for a solution, and you're rehashing the same issues over and over, venting has crossed the line." Jacey
  • "I'd rather have people over and make it simple than put the pressure on myself to make it elaborate and never do it." Jacey
  • "The heart of hospitality is about creating space for someone to feel seen, and heard and loved." Shauna Niequist, Bread and Wine
  • "People like imperfection." Maggie

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Thoughts, questions, comments?