An Instagram acquaintance posted that she just wished people would listen to what she was actually saying instead of thinking about what she was about to say next. Of course I agreed. Said it was annoying the way people try to follow along and attempt to say what you’re saying as you say it. Mind and lip readers everywhere.
Please acknowledge me is what we’re really saying when we’re telling our story.
Every little guy and every big one too just wants to be acknowledged. I want you to see me and say, “I see you”. And I hear you and feel you too. We are all toddlers in our need to be recognized. And there’s nothing wrong with that need.
So when people come onto my blog and say something, anything in response to something I took time to create and publish, daggone right I feel good about that interaction. When people return my call after I’ve made an effort to place one to them first, I feel good again. And when I get a thank you card in the mail in response to whatever effort I’ve made, I feel acknowledged alright.
And that is the way it needs to be.
So I behave the way I want to be treated. I listen and repeat what the person talking apparently wants me to hear. And I send out thank you’s and birthday cards. Because it’s respectful and it’s treating others the way you’d want to be treated. Thank you to all of you who’s kind words have found my ears and made me feel better about me for it. Thank you.
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