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fixitlater July 13th, 2013 12:34am

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.

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sarah1911 Poolesville MD
07/15/13 7:49 am

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.

jonfrei the boonies
07/13/13 9:11 am

I try to stay civil, but let it rip on occasion...

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:25 pm

Does anyone have a pair of rose colored glasses I can barrow? Can anyone tell me who sung that song?

rlands
07/12/13 7:44 pm

Couldn't tell you who sung it, but I know what you mean :)

rlands
07/12/13 7:53 pm

Oh right! I can't name many country artists, honestly.

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:59 pm

I grew up in Oklahoma. There was one rock station and 25 country stations there. No rap. I am over it.

rlands
07/12/13 8:01 pm

I am with you on that one. No rap for me. I do love my classic rock though...

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 8:06 pm

M&M's melt in your mouth. They don't sing :)

rlands
07/12/13 8:07 pm

Hahahaha :) that actually made me laugh out loud. I definitely agree!

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:22 pm

The storms fury knows no pause.

JanuaryLove
07/12/13 7:08 pm

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.

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JanuaryLove
07/12/13 7:10 pm

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.

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:23 pm

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.

JanuaryLove
07/12/13 7:28 pm

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.

JanuaryLove
07/12/13 7:29 pm

Meanwhile, dad just shows up on my doorstep unannounced any time he feels like it. >:(

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:39 pm

What type of work does he do? What work do you do?

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:41 pm

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.

JanuaryLove
07/12/13 7:53 pm

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.

JanuaryLove
07/12/13 7:54 pm

I stay home to raise & educate our kids.

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:56 pm

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

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:58 pm

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.

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 8:00 pm

You could never be a comfortable stay at home mom here unless your husband made a six figure salary.

JanuaryLove
07/12/13 8:05 pm

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.

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 8:07 pm

Just don't be afraid!

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/12/13 6:43 pm

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.

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fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:18 pm

Even if you cursed me out I would not be offended. I would assume I deserved it. Just the way I am.

fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:23 pm

Don't get one.

dramaschick All ways in my head
07/12/13 5:52 pm

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

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fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:20 pm

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.

Jungle in the dog house
07/12/13 5:41 pm

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.

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rlands
07/12/13 5:39 pm

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!

EarlyBird Portland
07/12/13 5:38 pm

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.

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fixitlater My Life
07/12/13 7:21 pm

I used to think that was true.

Jeninerd Hoth, AK
07/12/13 5:35 pm

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.

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shellybaxter1234 Peaceful Place
07/12/13 5:34 pm

I don't think I have a filter

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