06/10/2012

Something to consider before you go public with your problem*

Posted in Encouragement, Family, General, Musings, Self-Awareness, Teen Trials tagged , , , at 1:18 pm by The Water Bearer

This is so spot on, I just had so share it with you. Somethings to consider before we share our problems with others…
Please check it out! 🙂 Blessings to you!

T.K. Coleman's Blog

When you complain, you implicitly give your audience the permission to be involved in your personal affairs. That may not be your actual intention, but it’s a very likely outcome of publicly sharing intimate details about your private life.

When you reveal your problems, concerns, and vulnerabilities to people, they will likely feel comfortable or justified in checking up on you and offering their opinions about the issues you discussed. This can be a very good thing if that’s what you need. It can be a real nuisance if you never intended for those people to play the role of adviser in your life.

Talking out loud to anyone who will listen during a time of distress is a very easy thing to do, but it’s extremely costly when you don’t choose your audience discreetly.

With the platform granted to us by social media, it is easier than ever for people to…

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6 Comments »

  1. This is such good advice and a great reminder to all. Thank you for posting it.

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  2. T.K. Coleman said,

    Thank you for the re-blog, Water Bearer 🙂

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  3. Vicki said,

    very wise words. sometimes its hard to keep silent, but it is the best thing to do.

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