What does parenting have to do with loose-lead walking?
Suzanne Anderssen
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I guess that is what we all want: walk together in harmony. We can inspire each other in leading the way here and there — but to be pushed calls always for a counter-pressure and we end up pushing against each other and we loose our way. As you said: you lost your lightness and joy.

We have to ‘let the other be’ in respect and decency. Yes we are equal in worth — never to forget!

I found with my long term partner, that we end up pushing each other, when we have given up on respect before. Respect is really key and the foundation of a lovely relationship. And gives me a safety as well. Not just to ‘get’ it from my partner, but that I can trust in my respect for others is also a strong foundation for me. It is lived integrity, and this is not to underestimate.

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