by Lawrence J. J. Leonard
Hard to decide if it’s going to be a girl or a boy.
X – Why can’t you be more forthcoming
Y – If I have problems expressing myself, why do you expect me to be good at this?
X – I know I am impatient…
Y – And here’s your reward for the most understated phrase in the 21st Century.
X – Sarcasm? At your age?
Y – Surprise from an impartial bystander?
X – I’m not – Okay, I do tend to look but not engage.
Y – Is it always going to be about you?
X – I thought we were talking about you?
Y – I was, but you have a tendency to ‘poke the bear.’
X – I’m the one with knives in the back.
Y – Here you roar, again.
X – Hear me say this. I don’t want to fight. Help me “get it.”
Y – Stop taking my lines.
Sometimes it’s how we use our tone of voice and not the words themselves.
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