Daily Prompt: Careless Whisper
by Krista on March 8, 2014
It happens: sometimes that filter in our head bursts and we say too much of what we’re thinking and someone gets hurt. Tell us about a time you or someone you know said something that they immediately regretted.
Learning to think before you speak has been a tough for me. As far back as I can remember, my mouth has often spoke words that I regret; words that spill out before I’ve had time to think about the consequences.
My oldest daughter and I, stay at odds, because of this; her self-righteous, ‘I am always right,’ attitude and my speaking my hurt before thinking of the words I’m saying, idiocy.
A lot of sadness and family rifts are caused by words that are spoken without thinking.