a severance of the connection and dissociation from the concerns of the self and/or the other.
a connection that is a genuine acceptance, caring and concern for oneself and others and is not controlling.
a deep feeling of empathy with the situation and perspective of the other or the self with the intention of supporting the other or the self.
a criticism of the other or self in which you view their/your perspective or situation negatively. This separates you from the connection with the other or yourself.
to pardon the other or oneself; to excuse the other or oneself for a fault or an offense without resentment.
to distance yourself mentally, but not emotionally from another or yourself ; you sever the connection but not the feelings toward the other or oneself.