When The Conversation’s Over, Burn the Tape

Replaying it only burns you out.

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It’s like a tape of the conversation is handed to me when it’s over. This tape is not a consolation prize. It’s a one way pass down a rabbit hole. Rewind, play, stop, rewind, play.

Good relationships, whatever the level, are not ruined with one conversation. The conversation is not the problem. It’s the relationship.

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I realized I did the best I could in the moment

You can’t go back to the conversation. When it’s over, it’s over. I tried to keep it from ending in a Chernobyl meltdown. That didn’t happen.

It takes two to tango and I wasn’t leading

It’s not about control. It’s about being a decent human. It’s about understanding the needs of someone else and being a solid communicator.

Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

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