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Quora: How Do I Stop Myself From Oversharing?

An interesting question on Quora came up, and I thought I’d try my hand at answering: How do I stop myself from impulsively oversharing deep and personal sad stuff about myself to people who barely know me? Why do I do this? So, putting on my “armchair psychiatrist” hat, I thought I’d write a response.┬áIt’s a very straightforward question that …

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Weaponized Metacommunication

If you want to understand how Social Justice, Safe Spaces, Trigger Warnings, and “Cultural Appropriation” came about, you should learn about metacommunication.

Power and Humor

Did you know that when you make a joke, you are attempting to control a relationship? Yeah, I bet that was foremost on your mind as well.