Nails in the Fence
Relationships are hard. It doesn't matter whether it is a relationship between two siblings, between two workmates, between a supplier and a client, between a doctor and a patient, mother and child or a couple; fact is, as long as it is a relationship involving people, there will always be friction once in a while because naturally human beings are complicated.
I guess even in the animal kindgom there's domez there too.... there's a day I really wished I could hear what some two sheep were "arguing" about..... It is therefore safe to assume that as long as you are breathing mis-understandings and disagreements will always happen, regardless of whether it is at home or at the office, until one is finally laid to rest 6-feet under, or sprinkled on the indian ocean; I'm sure you get my drift.
Question is, how do you handle your displeasure? How do you conduct your arguments? What words do you use? After the argument, do you ever sit back and probably regret anything that you might have said in anger? I ask this because I know for a fact that when one is angry, the likelihood of having the best speech you'll ever regret is very high....
I'd like to share a little story I borrowed from another blog. You might have read it before but it won't hurt to read it a second time; you never know, you might have missed something the first time you read it..... here goes: