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Appreciating Quirks

  • 2014 7 Aug
Appreciating Quirks

As a student of human behavior, I notice the quirks in people. At times, if they directly impact me, the quirks can be irritating. However, these quirks are often what set one person apart from another. These same quirks—the way they dress, talk or behave—are unique aspects of character, most often said or done unintentionally. These quirks are usually innocuous and need not upset us. In fact, they can bring a smile to our face. We can give a knowing glance, recognizing that we too have quirks and want people to indulge them. Next time you are with a friend or family member and notice a quirk, just smile, knowing this is an aspect of their character that is not likely to change and can actually bring texture and life to your interaction with them.  

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at drdavid@marriagerecoverycenter.com. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.

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