Facebook Google+ Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest That isn’t a click-bait title. There is a serious dilemma facing Tiny House Communities that isn’t receiving enough attention. People are focusing on the legality & development of communities, which is of course needed. However, few communities are focusing on interdependence skills. See my recent post on the difference between a neighborhood and a community Humans are beautifully flawed, messy creatures. Combining two households can be turbulent. Most marriages end in divorce, right? Combining the
Forming a community is HARD. I’ve tried (& failed) several times. Forming a community is like starting a business & marrying 30 people at the same time. The odds are really stacked against you. But there are successful communities out there. What did they do right? What resources are available to help you avoid common mistakes?
I HIGHLY recommend Creating a Life Together by Diana Leafe Christian. The author spent decades visiting successful and failed communities to determine what commonalities were found among them. She also outlines a slew of tools & resources.
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Prepandemic I attended 1-2 tiny house festivals a month as a speaker and brought a professional courtesty booth to help visitors find places to live in their tiny house. This serves as a great benefit to festival goers, builders and festival organizers alike!
Now that the pandemic is easing, I’d love to help your festival.