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Dear Marshall, when I first met you in 1998 I was a shy and insecure person, finding it difficult to engage in open conversations. I could handle speaking with 1-2 other people at a time. 
Now thanks to what I learned from you I am giving… more
Kirsten Kristensen
I got to experience Marshall's deep empathy work for the first time at the December 2007 IIT in Albuquerque NM. After 6 days, I noticed some old pain was stimulated by something Valentina had said. I talked to her about it, and we agreed… more
James Prieto
Marshall, Your work has been a major influence in changing my ability to navigate my life. It has increased my ability to be more gentle with myself and with others. It has inspired me to stretch, to create materials and experiment with… more
Roz Adams
I am so very grateful to Marshall for the gifts of NVC.
Nonviolent Communication or Compassionate Communication, came into my life in 2002 and I still marvel with gratitude that it found its way across the seas to a town on the east coast… more
Paulette Bray-Narai
Dear Marshall
You visit more than 15 years ago to the land of midnight sun - in the north of Sweden made such a change in my life. I have been able to forward the gift many times. At the moment I'm giving it handling the century long… more
Liv Larsson
Using the consciousness and tools you have synthesized, I now have peace in my heart, peace of mind, peace in my body and peace in relationships.  I have so much appreciation for being able to experience life and others using NVC!  Thank… more
Taylor
"When I married into an already made family of 5 children, ages 6-16, and their natural mother was not happy. Soon after 9/11/2001 I moved out, thinking that I just didn't want to live with people that would not have cared if I had been in… more
Alicia Nowicki
"Dear Marshall,There's a different quality in each breath I take since the NVC paradigm reframed my world. I wish I could find the words to describe it-- something about more alive and awake, more fluid and full, certainly more grateful… more
kathleen
"After 9/1/2001 happened, I tried to understand why our ""diplomacy"" and problem solving methods were NOT working. I tried to find what books diplomats used during their training. I was astonished at what I did NOT find........BUT, I… more
Diana
"I met Marshall for the first time at the last IIT he facilitated in September 2011 after beginning my study of NVC in 2005. The writings of his I had read suddenly came to life for me as this man walked into the room holding a guitar! I… more
lizanatn
After meeting Marshall in several workshops I dared to go to the front and asked him: "You are always talking about empathy. What is it?" He answered with three words, which so deeply went inside me, that it turned me upside down:
"To be… more
gitta Zimmermann
I first met Marshall when I was studying at Webster University in Geneva Switzerland in 1988-89. Our psychology professor, Barry Childers brought Marshall to do a one-day workshop with us. I was mesmerized by this man who could approach… more
Aileen McKenna