Do you ever take your filter off and just say what you want or do what you want? Feel free to vent in comments. I am trying to get up the nerve.
I say what I feel but I can't say I take the filter off. I express opinions openly but I still strive to be polite in how I say things.
I try to stay civil, but let it rip on occasion...
Does anyone have a pair of rose colored glasses I can barrow? Can anyone tell me who sung that song?
Couldn't tell you who sung it, but I know what you mean :)
Oh right! I can't name many country artists, honestly.
I grew up in Oklahoma. There was one rock station and 25 country stations there. No rap. I am over it.
I am with you on that one. No rap for me. I do love my classic rock though...
M&M's melt in your mouth. They don't sing :)
Hahahaha :) that actually made me laugh out loud. I definitely agree!
Filter? What's a filter? ????
The storms fury knows no pause.
I would love to tell my dad off for the way he has treated me, my brother, and my mom. About a year ago, I did vent much of it to him in an email & actually pressed send. I was terrified of the backlash which turned out to be minimal.
He continues to behave like an ass, so I feel like just the one time wasn't enough for it to sink in for him. Regardless, I generally keep my mouth shut around him. He generally accuses me of all sorts of terrible things, anyway.
I have so much to say to my "father". I will not and if he is still alive it will be over his grave that I unload on him. Just so he can't argue back.
My dad and I live in the same small town together. It sucks. We consider moving on a regular basis just to get away from him, but the job market sucks & hubby is having a hard time finding work elsewhere.
Meanwhile, dad just shows up on my doorstep unannounced any time he feels like it. >:(
What type of work does he do? What work do you do?
My father in law is like that. Even drives by at random times to see if he can see anything. I will moon him out the window. I don't care.
My husband has experience with graphic design, marketing, and management. He's worked in tourism and we owned our own sign shop for a while. Trouble is, he's 43 and no one can afford to pay for experience, even though he's willing to be underpaid.
I stay home to raise & educate our kids.
I loved east Texas. Small friendly low cost of living just really beautiful. No work. I moved to the Philly burbs and found more than I could handle. I can be comfortable with my surroundings when I retire. I need a retirement check to be established
First. Work is near the big cities even if it isn't "home". I hate being here for many reasons but mostly I miss home.
You could never be a comfortable stay at home mom here unless your husband made a six figure salary.
I didn't say we're financially comfortable here. :) We make many sacrifices so I can stay home. This iPhone is a remnant from my own work-from-home days. It may be sacrificed soon. We'll keep looking to move. Thanks for the tips.
Just don't be afraid!
I pretty much always filter myself. Even on SOH, I reread my posts like 3 times before posting. I am really worried about offending people. I'm working on being more open.
Even if you cursed me out I would not be offended. I would assume I deserved it. Just the way I am.
I have no filter.
Don't get one.
Fixit based on your most recent questions I have felt like you've been having an issue with home life. We are strangers you can vent to us
No not possible. I spent many years fighting for our freedom, I feel like I am in prison. No worries, I am a big boy.
I'm so stinking sick of this overblown political correctness crap that every now and then I'll make a point of being politically incorrect.
There's one person I can say anything to. Aside from that, I would never want to offend anybody :)
But it can help with stress relief and everything, so just go for it if you really need to!
Fixit - It will be healthy to release what you've been holding back, but before you do, be prepared for the backlash. In other words, hope for the best, prepare for the worst.
I used to think that was true.
I'm not really an emotional person. I guess I vent but usually I just say what's on my mind in a factual manner with minimal regard for my own or others' emotions.
I don't think I have a filter