Daily Prompt: Argument

I have so many arguments with people in my head. In these arguments I am witty and scathing and swift to the point, and I always hold my own, a generous listener but without giving ground unnecessarily. But in real life, out loud, I find I’m just too nice, too careful not to cause offense; too quiet and far too quick to capitulate, to give in, to allow myself to be summarily silenced…

Daily Prompt: Arguement

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4 thoughts on “Daily Prompt: Argument

  1. Suzanne October 8, 2016 / 9:46 pm

    Isn’t that the truth of it. I have spent my life living like now. It’s only now that I’m getting older that In’m learning to speak my own truth. I wish I’d done it years ago.

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    • Ruth October 8, 2016 / 9:50 pm

      Me too – I’m learning not always to be so ‘nice’ in my old age – at least when it’s not warranted… it’s not easy to change though! 🙂

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      • Suzanne October 8, 2016 / 11:20 pm

        One of my daughters said to me a couple of years ago -“it’s like you swallowed a truth serum.” 🙂

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