I care. What does it mean? Dr Zees LoveLine explores: what is needed for care, for caring, for true loving.HOME MENU CONTACT
Needed: competence, knowledge, self-awareness, consistency, fairness, flexibility, plus.
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Dr. Zee's Loveline
Love Hate Anger Longing Relationship
Outer Shells Inner Spells
hate anger rage outrage disgust *
disconnection boredom * relationships relating *
narcissism self-involvement * jealousy *
caring empathy passion intensity compassion *
self-expression self knowledge *fear * fear as weapon *
human possibilities and limitations *
hurting others * loss grief sorrow *
More Ingredients of Caring
Caring - such a huge area. So much to think about and explore. The next thing that comes to mind is
So, more ingredients:
Knowledge - if someone
does not know how to care, it may be totally unhelpful
Consistency - so that the other can rely on us, have some sense of what they can and can't get from us.
Fairness - to ourselves as well as to others.
Good sense of self -
so we're not shamed if we learn something hasn't worked out,
Flexibility in approach -
caring isn't one size fits all, one approach fits all -
Patience - with oneself, with the other.
Trust - in oneself, in the other.
Humility (if that's the right word) - awareness that there's a lot we don't know.
Openness to learning - there's always more.
Courage - because we
don't know what will happen; we may get hurt; those we care for may be
To be continued.
I care. What does it mean? Dr Zees LoveLine explores: