Our sense of what is normal has a significant impact on how we move through the world and what we expect from it. In the context of Black Lives Matter it is crucial for me as a white man to recognise how my day to day lived experience and my privilege will be radically different to that of people of colour. If I dont pay attention to this difference and act thoughtfuly upon it, I will be adding to the injustice that exists in our society.
We can all get into difficulty when our expectations don't get met. The challenge is that we often don't realise that we have an expectation until it gets stepped on. This video offers a simple solution if someone treads on your expectations