Tag: Process


When Someone Wants to Say Something No One Wants to Hear

As cohousers we generally believe in the principle that everyone gets a voice. We think of ourselves as taking all views into account and welcoming differences of opinions.  But what about when we don’t? What do you do if someone has more to say after others in the community are past tired of hearing it?... Read More

WebChat #26 Alan O’Hashi on Introverts

Introverts and extroverts approach community differently.  Our mainstream competitive culture tends to favor extroverts. Perhaps this is why introverts disproportionately choose cohousing – with some measures suggesting that there are nearly twice as many introverts in cohousing as in the general population. Working as a community to adopt practices that work well for introverts will...