I often find that clients want to spend their time is session blaming 0thers for most or even all of their issues. When confronted with the question of what part they play in the situation they are confused or sometimes even offended. But once they realize what part they play and take responsibility for that part they are able to start formulating their solution.
Here are your tips about taking responsibility:
1. The parts of a situation that you can control (what you say and do) are usually what is your responsibility.
2. What you cannot control is usually not your responsibility. Ok, duh.
3. You can only be responsible for yourself; no one else.
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