Words and what they mean. There's always a truth behind just kidding; a little emotion behind I don't care; a little pain behind it's okay; a little I need you behind leave me alone; a lot of words behind the silence.
Don't compromise your morals. --- There were some people in my life who did compromise themselves (and DEFINITELY their morals), rather than change the dickheads around them. Oh well, THEIR loss, not mine.
Fred Rogers "If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.
Co-parenting discussions should be centered around the child. If they cannot be centered around the child, adults should parallel parent. The wishes and needs of the child are the only topic worth discussing together.