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How Self-Deception Can Harm Our Relationships // Maya Francis

Well, I’ve now spent a total of 20 weeks in this CTW class. I can’t say that it’s been the best 20 weeks, but it definitely hasn’t been the worst. I will say that I was over the moon when I saw that I was taking a class called “Food Porn”. Like I said the very first day of class, I have a food Instagram and was so excited that we were going to talk about the one thing that my life is literally dedicated to. What I was not expecting, however, was to learn about the horrors of factory farming and the ways that the food industry lies to us. There I was thinking that we were going to learn about nutrition and how to take cute food pictures, but nope. Instead, we learned about the crushing of chicken skulls and slaughtering of pigs… but that’s a different subject. The class took a turn for me when we started to learn about the ways we lie to ourselves and others. Sure, we lie to ourselves about a multitude of things, but one of the things we lie to ourselves about can be the most detrimental to our relationships with others and ourselves.  Continue reading How Self-Deception Can Harm Our Relationships // Maya Francis

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