Chose Your Words Wisely
Chose Your Words Wisely3 mins 217 3 mins 217
Sometimes words can cut you like a knife, right to the core. Hell even in the bible they speak of this,
"The tongue is mightier than the sword"
Because words can scar us. It doesn't matter if they come from your husband, your child, a family member, or a coworker words can cut through you and literally scar you for life.
We all get mad and say things we don't mean but some people just need to take that a step further, they aim to cut you, they want to take you down with their words. See unless I am backed into the corner unless you keep poking me and poking me I will not say anything to intentionally hurt someone. I'm not that kind of person, I look for the good in everyone.
But we all know that if you keep poking an animal who's backed up in a corner, sooner or later they will come for you.
That is the way I am, I won't call you names, I won't degrade you, I won't try to put you down, make you feel less than unless you back me into that corner and it will take a lot of pokes to get me to go there.
I know what it feels like to be talked to that way, what it does to your self-esteem, your self worth and your soul and I would never want to do that to someone else.
I don't need to feel smarter or more superior to another human being but many people get off on just that. They want to feel smarter, use words to try to make you appear dumber just so they can cut you down.
If you tell a child all their lives that they are dumb they will grow up to believe that.
If you tell a woman she is nothing without you, eventually, she will never leave because she believes she won't make it.
If you're fighting with a loved one and you say some horrible things because you are hurt, that will stick with that person, change how they see you and feel about you and themselves.
See words are that powerful, I remember when I wanted to get my life together I would stick post-it notes on my mirror in my bathroom that said "You can do it"
"Believe" "You are beautiful" is anything that I can see and keep repeating to myself to reprogram myself of 24 years that put me down and made me feel less than.
We all can change, we can stop ourselves while we are doing it. We can take a breath and walk away so you don't speak in anger. This one has really helped me as I am quick to say something but I've learned to step back, replay what just happened, or put that blog away for a few days until I can come back with a cooler head. We all can change, like my ex used to say "A leopard can't change his spots"
No, they can't, but we are not leopards and we can.
So today my friends remember everything that you spill from your mouth affects another person. Your words can cut someone deep and for life, so think about that person's feelings before you speak. Take some time before you confront, ask yourself, do you want to hurt that person? What will it give me by saying this? Satisfaction of hurting someone because of how I am feeling? To get even? To make them feel less than?
Really look at the motive behind the words and then choose your words wisely because words can cut you like a knife.