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The Chocolate Conversation: Lead Bittersweet Change; Transform Your Business by Rose Fass

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Go There

We’ve all heard the expression, “Don’t go there!” It crops up in movies and on TV, and, if you have kids, as I do, it’s common in their speech. I hear it all the time as I listen in on conversations: “Oh, God! What if . . . ?” says one woman at the table next to me at lunch. “Well, don’t even go there . . . !” her companion replies.

What do people mean when they say, “Don’t go there”? It can mean anything from “I don’t want to talk about it” to “That’s out of bounds.” Even when people use the phrase in a casual or joking way, they’re saying the conversation has to move on to another subject—the topic is just too risky. They’re warning ...

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