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Are you familiar with the terms "purposeful questioning" or "circular questioning"? They both come from the realm of family therapy (strategic therapy, to be more specific) and speak to the idea that you can use a question to make an indirect suggestion. It may be a benevolent way to communicate or reframe information for a client in a way they find acceptable. I've posted a couple examples on my blog, but not enough to do the topic justice.

Calvin Klein

thank you1

moncler netherland

Don't know what is wrong what is rite but i know that every one has there own point of view and same goes to this one

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