I have been here far too many times in my life…but I know I’m the only one…Be encouraged!
Chela Davison writes:
I totally thought I was being hilarious. Turns out I was being an asshole. It’s a very strange experience when you realize that the You that’s in your head is not the same You that’s being experienced by others.
While it’s not a major theme in my life, I have, on occasion, received feedback from those who are close to me that I can be flippant and insensitive, that my humor can be cutting and people end up hurt. This hasn’t happened in a long time, but then suddenly it was EVERYWHERE. I wrote more apology emails two weeks ago than I have in the past several years.
I’m identified as being great with people. Because mostly I am. I pay attention, I listen, I care, I’m sensitive to the subtle cues of others and can feel what’s happening for people quite deeply.
But that’s when our…
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