“Some People You Like, and Some You Just Don’t”

Started in a Zoom workshop offered by Story Circle Network, where Len is president. Nice job. I love the way one thought leads to another. WTG, Len. Curious about the workshop? E-mail me and I’ll tell you how to join.

20 Minutes a Day

Prompt: You know how it goes, some people you like, and some you just don’t. From the preface of Susan Lewis’s Forgive Me

As a rule, I like most people. That is my nature. However, there are a few instances where I find myself backing slowly away. Call it self-protection or simply being discerning, but there are situations where I sense the person I’m getting to know is not going to end up in my close friend category.

I consider it a red flag when I meet a person who repeatedly uses the expression, “In my experience…”. It’s not that I mind hearing how someone might have learned something from his/her experience, it’s just that if they use the phrase a lot, it often means that person thinks they know better than others, based on their unique “experience.” I try to give people the benefit of the doubt on this…

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