By Linda Arnold
I first saw this sign at a seminar years ago.
It seemed like such a no-brainer. Of course, I’d rather be happy than right! It’s amazing, though, how many times we can become so attached to our positions — and “dug in” — that proving our point becomes the most important thing.
This question is often used in therapy sessions to illustrate to an individual, couple or family just how polarizing the desire to “be right” can be.