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Reasons why it’s easier to upset people online #37.4

not trying to cover all the reasons here, just one that I’ve just twigged about: we don’t see the other person’s face, so we don’t see how hurt they are. it’s the total opposite of those computer games where people … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s me…

I’ve mentioned this before – I get annoyed when I feel people don’t listen to each other properly, and I find it hurtful when it happens to me – when I feel someone has not really heard what I said, … Continue reading

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One of the things that really gets to me…

…is when people don’t listen. or don’t understand. or don’t appear to listen and understand – of course it can sometimes happen that someone has heard and understood me but hasn’t expressed it in a way that I understand. Say … Continue reading

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So, tone of voice doesn’t always help us understand…

I have heard it said so many times – how online communication is more open to misunderstanding because we don’t hear the other person’s tone of voice and we don’t see their facial expressions… Heard it so many times and … Continue reading

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Being misunderstood is normal

It’s tough, painful, unpleasant… but it’s part of life and there is no way of avoiding it completely. No, I don’t mean this as a cop-out – of course it’s up to me to do my best when I write, … Continue reading