“Why do you think people are so judgmental about others relationships and sexuality?”
Well, I’ll say the obvious-but-needs-saying:
Some people are. Some people aren’t.
I’m not. I know many people who aren’t. I try to surround myself, at least online, by those who are not, although I keep a few friends around who are, just to stay balanced and avoid an echo chamber phenomenon.
That being said:
For those who are left over, the ones who ARE judgmental about other’s relationships and sexuality?
They’re usually judgmental about a LOT of things. I don’t think it’s specific to these two topics: [relationships and sexuality].
WHY are people judgmental?
Well, there’s discernment. Discernment is wisdom.
Yet, discernment is also judgement. Judgement can also be wisdom.
So, perhaps for them, they are being wise. They believe areas like sexuality and relationships are in the area of judgement, and for them, judgement is discernment and discernment is wisdom, and so they are the wise ones capable of judging others as right or wrong, good or bad, appropriate or inappropriate.
At the same time, I’m doing it too. Right now. I’m judging the judgers. Does that make me better than them?
I don’t know. I like to think so, although I won’t admit it.
So, no satisfying direct answer from me. But some random thoughts instead.