August 04, 2011

I do not like people

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{This picture has nothing to do with this post...except it is quiet and peaceful and there are no people around.}

I took my kids to a very busy public place today and realized something.

I do not enjoy people.
Unless I know you and like you and you are part of my circle.
When I go out, people annoy me.
I often find myself looking at them just shaking my head, wondering what the heck they were thinking when they just cut off my young children or belched in a public place.

As I grow older, I am realizing that I will not tolerate crap.
If you cut my children or anyone I love off, I will let you know it is not OK.
If you throw something directly at my children, I will inform you that if you continue, I might just throw something back at you.
If you push anyone in my "party" out of the way so you can see the bubbles, I will push my way back in and say "Excuse you" very loudly.

If you piss off my children, I will allow my children to speak their mind freely.
If you are not supervising your children, I will tell you to...or I will supervise them myself so they understand that their poor behaviour is not OK.

I do not enjoy people.
They probably don't enjoy me, so we are even.

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7 comments:

Grand Pooba said...

Ha! I feel the same way!

tiarastantrums said...

hee hee - I couldn't agree more - people annoy the ever living life out of me!! So weird b/c when I was younger I loved nothing more than chatting with anyone!

Gigi said...

You aren't the only one to feel this way.

finallyMom@blogspot.com said...

heh, i'm right there with you sistah.

Golightly said...

HA! Loved this! Was at a theme park a couple weeks ago and my son was standing at a water fountain patiently waiting his turn (which was next) and a boy walked up and stood right in front of him... with me standing right next to him! Oh, you bet I spoke my mind to him. He moved behind my son. And I don't really care if his parents were annoyed or not; but quite frankly, they weren't even paying attention to their children. Crazy.

Sar said...

Agreed!

Heatherlyn said...

There are fewer people here in Boise so we run into fewer issues with other people. I also am not afraid about gently reminding another person's child about basic rules of not throwing anything, pushing etc. I wish other people would teach their kids how to manage in polite society though. It really shouldn't be my place.