Jodi is on point with this one.
I am both horrified and humiliated that the inspiration for this post came from a sentence uttered on the Real Housewives of NY. I don’t like ANY of those women and I have no idea why I am compelled to watch the damn show. Alas, I give into my compulsion with unrestrained glee. 🙂
Here’s what was said: “Say what you mean but don’t say it mean.” I couldn’t agree more! In the book that I’m currently writing I have a chapter on saying things in a way that gets your point across without saying it the way you might really want to say it. Tempting as it may be.
For example, when my hubby and I were first dating, he made us dinner. I don’t eat very much in one sitting and was done pretty quickly. As the coffee table was a train wreck, the only flat surface was…
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