Monday, November 29, 2010

All Eared Out

November 29 2010,

I'm tired of listening. As bad as that sounds, I no longer have patience to listen to people who talk. Between my mother-in-law, our friend who lost her husband, and another girlfriend I've had it. As hubby puts it, "I no longer have empathy". Don't get me wrong, I am a patient person and am more of a listener than a talker.

That's the problem with women. Women need to talk. Women can talk for hours, and not speaking seems not be an option.

I'm all eared out.

Quilt & Bitch


p00lriah. said...

time for a vacation. saying no doesn't hurt either.

Quilt+Bitch said...

How do you just say "no"? How would you say or rephrase , "I'm sorry but I don't want to listen to what you have to say."

p00lriah. said...

easy. "i really want to hear what u have to say, but i have a lot on my mind & i just can't focus right now. can we do this some other time so i can give u my full attention?" if it's a phone call, just let it go to msgs.

u then follow this by hanging w hubby at a chill bar & noshing on happy hour appetizers. voila. problem solved.

p00lriah. said...

just remember u have limits, & it's perfectly fine to create space for yourself if you're getting burned out. we are only human. knowing u have limits & what they are is an important life skill to have. now take a deep breath & relax.