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Taking Responsibility

  • 2013 3 Jul
Taking Responsibility

“As you wish others to do to you, do so to them” (Luke 6:31). This simple advice, also known as The Golden Rule, is foundational for teaching responsibility. In short, we must take responsibility for how we treat others, and must always be guided by consideration for the impact of our behavior on them. It is easy to know how others impact us, but more difficult to consider how we impact others. How would your mate describe your behavior toward them? Do they feel honored, respected and deeply considered? Choose today to treat others as you would like to be treated. 

Dr. David Hawkins, MBA, MSW, MA, PhD, is a Christian Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Marriage Recovery Center.  He has helped bring healing to thousands of marriages and individuals and is passionate about working with couples in crisis.  If you need help, please reach out to his Client Care Team at 206.219.0145 or through their website.

Dr. Hawkins is also a speaker & trainer for the American Association of Christian Counselors and is a best-selling author of over thirty books including Never Fight Again, Gauranteed and When Loving Him is Hurting You He has two grown sons, is happily married to Christie Hawkins, and lives on Bainbridge Island, outside Seattle, WA.

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