I understand … another rant

SOME ADULT LANGUAGE….JUSTIFIABLY USED. OH HOW WE PATRONIZE OUR SICK AND SLOWLY DYING-!

No Half Measures

I warned you, didn’t I?!

I hate it when people who have no idea what they are talking about make a vague and surface-y attempt to appear empathetic by saying “I understand.” Also, the tone is a big issue. When I am attempting to advocate for myself and demonstrate to someone how their behavior demeans me as a person and literally strips away my dignity as a human being and their response is a saccharine “I understand,” I see red.

In order to fully understand a situation, one actually has to have knowledge of said situation.

In order to fully understand the impact of your behavior, you have to ask questions.

When a person has caused a situation that demeans another human being and then receive an explanation as to how what they did made the other person feel, the appropriate response is something along the lines of … I…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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