|Dr. David Lieberman, Ph.D.|
How To Deal With Nonsense Criticism
It has nothing to do with you as long as you don't try to take part ownership of it.
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Response: "Oh, you're so sweet for remembering that I'm dieting. Thank you. You seem like you have great willpower. I'd love for you to tell me your secret."