Key Distinctions

Some major distinctions in NVC include but limited to:

  1. Power Over v Power With. Click here for more information.
  2. Sympathy v Empathy. Click here if you want to more about this distinction.
  3. Dependency, Interdependency v Codependency. Click here to see the beauty in Codependency.
  4. Request v Demand. Click here for more information.
  5. Being v Doing
  6. Self-care v Selfishness
  7. Giraffe Honesty vs. Jackal Honesty
  8. Punitive Accountability vs. Relational Accountability
  9. Competing v Collaboration
  10. Judgmental Feedback v Appreciative Feedback

If you would like explore other distinctions, click here.