Monday, September 13, 2010

Monday Morning Question of the Day

Question #1 :
What are you more likely to do when you are upset? 

 Yell?
 Cry?
Give the silent treatment?


Question #2: 
Which do you wish those people around you would do when they are upset?


8 comments:

  1. #1. I used to be a big yeller but I am currently trying the be quiet and walk away approach. God and I have been talking and He thinks I should try this for a while. However, if you make me cry, then I get upset that I let you get to me and when I get composed I let loose.

    #2. I wish that they would be able to sit down and talk about things.

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  2. 1)Walk away and be quiet.

    2)Same as Stacy and Tracie.

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  3. 1) Usually results in the silent treatment, not intentionally... but because I have never been good at expressing myself in a confrontational situation - and if I'm upset about something, addressing it with the person means confronting them - even if it was just to "sit down and talk". Not sure if that makes sense.

    2) I really don't know. I guess I would prefer for them to talk it over with me.

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  4. 1. I usually just walk away until I can calm myself enough to talk it out. I will say things I regret if I give whomever is on the receiving end a piece of my mind in the heat of the moment. Only when I am BEYOND upset do I cry - and then they better look out! This chick is outta control when she is so angry she cries!

    2. I would rather people tell me what I am doing to upset them. I hate the silent treatment - would rather be yelled at, actually.

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  5. 1. If I'm in traffic and it's another driver, I yell. Probably not the safest thing to do what with road rage and all.

    2. I wish they would tell me what's bothering them. Maybe after a cooling-off walk first.

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  6. Silent Treatment. Not as punishment, I just do not verbalize my anger.

    Shoe on the other foot...I wish my husband would tell me when he is upset, and tell me what he is upset about.

    I know...double standard.

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  7. Me I am really quiet, and that means I am really mad.

    I wish that when people were mad at me they would talk to me, rather than yell at me. I walk away when yelled at.

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