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I don't understand people...

Thursday, February 14, 2013

I have a friend who looks for a slight or insult in everything anyone says or does. I have another who worries each time our boss is the slightest bit annoyed with a situation - thinking it is personal. I don't get it. I really don't understand. I have better things to worry about than imagined issues. Do they like turmoil and drama? Maybe they are insecure? It just annoys me that people have to FIND things to worry about. Things to worry about tend to find ME - not the other way around. And I guess I'm just ranting because I am having a crappy day and they seem petty to me... Maybe I need to not think so much about it because it really isn't my business...But it would sure be nice if I understood the draw...

So much for choosing my attitude right? (OOPS!)
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    I completely understand your frustration because I have two members of my immediate family who "read things into whatever you say" and it just gets old after a while.

    I had to take on a new attitude where they are concerned... I just ignore their comments when possible. If they persist, I just turn and look at them and ask them exactly what are they talking about. They try to explain but I just give them one of my eye rolling looks... and walk away shaking my head. Honestly, that has worked the best because they can't stand me rolling my eyes at them. It may not be a great way to handle it... but they have really backed off.
    1892 days ago
    :) Sorry you are annoyed today; hope you're feeling better by now. Maybe the people you describe are wrestling with feelings of inferiority. Whatever the problem is, when they display to us their attitude (negative), we are FOREWARNED. I'm always grateful for that! Thank you, RENEAT, for my lovely red rose!


    **I never met a man I didn't like. --Will Rogers**

    1892 days ago
  • TAMMY5707
    Hang in there! Don't let negative people get you down. A friend once told me, "Just be a duck and let it roll off your back like water." QUACK
    1892 days ago
  • FISHER011
    You are blessed to be a positive person!
    Some people like their lives to be filled with worry & chaos.
    Be happy that you don't! emoticon
    1892 days ago
    lol, here is to choosing our attitude!

    An obstacle is something you see
    only when
    you take your eye off the goal you wish to achieve!

    Happy valentines day emoticon !

    And happy Anniversary! emoticon
    1892 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/14/2013 5:25:09 PM
    Raneat, I understand your frustration. Some people just seem to live on the edge of catastrophe all of the time and for them a bad day is one when everything goes well. Try asking them, will this really matter in 100 years? You can't change other people; you can only change how you look/react to them.
    I hope your day improved and tomorrow will be a great day for you because, yes, you can choose your attitude, and your choice does make a difference.
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    1892 days ago
    emoticon tomorrows a new day :)
    1892 days ago
    Sorry you're having a bad day. emoticon
    1892 days ago
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