Originally Posted by JaneQSmythe
This very much resonated with me...thank you for saying it out loud (or in type, in public, as the case may be
. I can have initial reactions for reasons that I don't understand, that are interpreted in a certain way, and, after I puzzle it out, don't reflect the way that I REALLY feel, just an fleeting thought. I often can't refute the impression at the time because, until I look at it closer, I don't always know why I had the initial reaction.
JaneQ, I'm happy to hear that I'm not alone in this.
If only life were a screenplay and all of our reactions were carefully planned out to reflect the exact message we wish to portray.