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Hi Doctor Sherman,
Stephen B here. It seems to me that the fundamental problem in these kinds of situations is the implicit assumption of those folks attempting to change others that they know [everything] better than the people they're trying to change. Whether it's family, friends, doctors, counselors, politicians, et all, it's the presumption of moral authority - and maybe the appointment of authority - that forms the basis for so much of this kind of ambigamous behavior that we're all guilty of from time to time.
That's my two cents. Great post, as always!
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