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    You never call me, Alex always calls!” These absolute statements and ‘you’ statements all fall into the trap of the first horsemen. These are examples of an attack on personality. When criticism became the norm contempt began infiltrating all of our conversations. Gottman describes contempt as long-simmering negative thoughts for each other. In Gottman’s research he describes this as the worst horsemen and the number one predictor of divorce (Gottman Inst.). As my relationship with my mother grew more intense we began to have contempt for each other. One thing we would argue about consistently was when I wouldn’t call her and I would get so resentful and negative when we would discuss it: “You are so paranoid Mom! It’s like you think I am actively avoiding you.” When we would fight we would be disrespectful to each other and our body language would be extremely hostile. One frustrating thing when we were in this phase was that my Mom always demanded respect from her children but did not necessarily see it as something she had to give back. So in an extremely contemptuous conversation both our body language would be aggressive but I would be the only one who had to “lose the attitude” and “look at [Mom] when [Mom is] talking!” Contempt was quick to move onto…

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    Since I’m a dual enrollment student, I’ve always been pushed to know my future profession before most people my age so I can take electives that correlate with my major. My family has constantly told me to go for a career that makes money so that I’ll be contempt but my view of being contempt isn’t necessarily only based on money. While I do want to be financially stable, I do want to have a job that shows my best qualities. Another goal of mine is to try to accept myself. I feel like a big part…

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    Contempt is considered the attitude or feeling of a person towards a person or thing that he considers worthless or despicable; scorn. In the eyes of the court, contempt is willful disregard of or disrespect for the authority of a court of law or legislative body. There are several types of contempt. One of those contempt’s is Direct contempt of Court, which is aimed expressly against the dignity or authority of the Court itself in the person of its Judges or officers. The second type is…

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    Is Contempt An Emotion? Emotions are inseparable to our daily lives. We often heard of others use emotions to describe an event happened in their lives, we can even post our expressions on social media. However, are all those words we used to describe our “feelings” count as an emotion? There are numerous arguments about what counts as an emotion, researchers try to identify emotions based on subjective experiences, physiological arousal, behavior change and cognitive appraisals. Other than…

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    The second horseman is contempt. Contempt is another element that lead to a divorce. Oliver tells Dara that he needs fifteen minutes to relax when he gets home before starting to do chores."So if I leave you alone for fifteen minutes, then you think you'll be motivated to jump up and do something?" she asks him. "Maybe. We haven't tried it, have we?" Oliver asks. Dara has an opportunity here to soften up, but instead she comes back with sarcasm. "I think you do a pretty good job of coming home…

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    Criminal Contempt is defined as a disobedient or open disrespect for the court. It punishes conduct that violates a courts rule rather than a penal statue or some criminal law. Arthur Kirkland was charged with criminal contempt because he punched Judge Fleming. This incident happened when Arthur was in Judge Fleming court room arguing Jeff McCullaugh case a client of Arthur. Jeff was stop for a broken light and then mistaken for another man that had his same name. McCullaugh had already spent 1…

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    On or about January 18, 2016, the mother’s attorney filed a motion for contempt of court. This was the first time that the father became aware of the existence of an order in regards to the motion heard on December 15, 2015. This time the Father had to, once more, appear over the phone due to his hectic schedule at Law School where he was at the moment a 1L student. This motion was heard in another five (5) minute “Calendar Motion Hearing” the father tried to explain to the Honorable Judge what…

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    27. The Plaintiff 's actions are detrimental to the Defendant 's daughter due to the fact that the Plaintiff is teaching her daughter like she has taught her son that the laws of the government can be ignored along with valid Court orders. 28. Both the Defendant’s children’s records demonstrate the detrimental harm that the Plaintiff has continuously brought to the Defendant’s children in her efforts to alienate them from their father. Additionally, as noted, the Defendant’s son who has not had…

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    to your best friend you are going to write the letter keeping that particular person in mind. On the other hand, if you were writing the same letter to your mom it would be written differently because your attitude has changed due to the change in your target audience. Being able to reach that target audience can be tough because you have to relate information to them in a way where they agree with your points. A writer named Julie Zhuo wrote an article for the New York Times called “Where…

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    violated judicial code of conduct by inappropriate conduct in the court room. He also found that she has violated all three children’s due process because even though there was no order for them to spend time with their father she still found them guilty of contempt of court. LT was found in direct civil contempt by Judge Gorcyca who stated, “The court find you in direct contempt. I ordered you to have a healthy relationship with your father….I…

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