This really hits the nail on the head. People are too quick to jump when they have no idea what the next person is dealing with. On a very rare occasion when it was necessary my mom would take my sister & I shopping. My sister hated crowds & would have a complete melt down. People had a lot to say but little did they know that she has a mental disability that makes her unable to control her emotions. Guess we should have just kept her locked up like a prisoner.
To the fan I lost yesterday:
I don’t owe you an explanation, but I thought I’d offer one anyway. I do this more for your sake than mine. You see, maybe, as you later suggested, I was in a bad mood. Maybe I could have been a bit more polite about it. Maybe I’m more sensitive to it now that I have kids. Maybe I’m just sick of hearing these comments about parents. Maybe I know that my wife has to take the twins with her when she goes grocery shopping sometimes, so she could easily be on the receiving end of your sort of bullying. Maybe I took it personally.
Whatever the case, there I was, walking down the aisles of the grocery store looking for the ingredients for a new chili recipe I wanted to try. I heard the kid screaming from a distance; the whole store heard…
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