I accidentally made a friend cry. We had very different view points on feminism and the inequality between male and female in a work place. And a bunch of other world views.
I was also very tired from work and I didn’t recognize this. I also forgot she’s pms-ing. I thought I was up for a pretty heavy talk. I forgot that tired me = very agressive me.
I was so confuzzle when she started to clamp up and not say anything. This made me very upset, irritated, and I pushed for a response. It went from bad to worst and then she hung up on me. My intention to help her had backfired royally.
So I called my one and only friend, who for some unknown reason, insist on being friends no matter many times I’ve blew up on her. I needed her to dissect and explain human emotions to me. I needed her high EQ asap.
“I know you were trying to help, but you lack a sensitive chip on your shoulder. She might be at a bad place in her life right now and needed someone to listen to.”
“But I was really trying to help.”
“Not everyone is as aggressive as you. Not everyone solve their problems with guns blazing. And not everyone care to have you solve their problems for them. People need hope in their life. You kinda shit on people’s sunshine sometimes. And you come off as a “know-it-all”.
“Not all the time…I forgot she told me she was pms-ing. Oh no…I was a dick.”
“You might’ve been but that was not your intentions. Sleep on it. Apologize, and if she still wanna be friends, she’ll respond.”
“Thanks…am I a bad person? Why do YOU like me?”
“No, you’re not. I think you’re funny and you make me laugh. But don’t keep pushing people away or you won’t have friends when you’re old.”
“I’m just gonna clone you – problem solved”
“Who gave you permission to make me immortal?”
“I just did”
“You really need friends…”
“Shut up. B calls me a lone wolf.”
“That’s not something you should be proud of.”
“I’m working on it.”