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How ‘Verbal Aikido’ Can Help You Avoid Stupid Arguments

The everyday martial art of talking to someone who disagrees with you

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Words are powerful. Once we put them out there, we can’t take them back. Expressions like “I didn’t mean to say that” or “I was only kidding” come too late.




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