376) I Respect Your Opinion

I Respect Your Opinion

Your ability to form an opinion is God given. And your right to freely share it is guaranteed by the Constitution. While you have these rights and abilities, you need to remember that your opinion is yours and no one else’s.

Likewise, you need to know that if you attempt to force your opinions on others or even aggressively advocate them, in a weird sort of way, you violate their trust in you.

Remember, these people have opinions too. And, you should be accepting of that. This is not to suggest that you need to concede your position on issues or ideas. Accepting is merely the action of understanding that others have a different perspective and respecting that they have a right to it.

You don’t have to agree on the issue. But you can agree that you come to the situation from different perspectives. Then move forward and look for common ground.


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