Another Snippet from the Surly Mermaid:
Being Polite Isn’t What it’s Cracked up to be!
I consider myself a polite and courteous person. I was raised that way and have in turn raised my own children the same way.
The problem is the selfish, me me, people of today, are always trying to take advantage of this. Being polite now entails wearing an invisible Teflon suit. You need it to deflect all the emotional baggage that other people, including strangers, are always trying to unload on you. Continue reading Being Polite Isn’t What it’s Cracked up to be!