How do you see vulnerability: strength or weakness? The view on being vulnerable has been taking a bit of a turn lately, from what I’ve seen.
Where it used to be commonplace to “suck it up” or not overshare, we are realizing the impact of those decisions.
While I admittedly have a sign that says “suck it up, buttercup” on my bookshelf, I try to convey the importance of voicing your opinion and feelings in this house. Consequences are part of the “suck it up” portion in my eyes.