I apologize

Today I did something that Im deeply ashamed of.I yelled "what the **** you staring at? This is not who I am.I take responsibility for what I did and Im not making exuses for my actions. But I felt judged and discriminated against so my defences went up and I lashed out. I was assembling a wheelchair on the sidewalk when I felt this strangers eyes on me. I wont see her again but if I do I will apologize and hope she forgives me .

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Don’t beat yourself up

May 28, 2020 at 7:40am

Feeling “on edge” is normal right now. We’re all just doing our best and sometimes we slip up because we are human.

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We're All Struggling

May 28, 2020 at 8:39am

It's better when we don't lose it on others, but everyone's highly stressed right now. I think you should forgive yourself

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Anna Maria

May 28, 2020 at 9:21am

Forgive you? Why? So what she probably was staring with her condescending eyes, I would not apologize.

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I get it

May 28, 2020 at 9:36am

It’s not who I am either. But sometimes when I’m stressed I have to fight the urge to say that too. It’s okay.

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Why are you apologizing?

May 28, 2020 at 10:00am

If this person was staring at you and making you feel uncomfortable you have the right to speak up.

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I get it

May 28, 2020 at 1:16pm

It's no fun being judged. I felt the same in the line-up at Home Depot the other day - I was wearing a mask and there was a couple there, blatantly talking/whispering about it/staring at me and it felt very judge-y. I wish I would've yelled at them, they seemed like a-holes.

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Be Strong

May 28, 2020 at 1:58pm

You shocked yourself today didn't you? You were standing up for yourself. It's okay to be bold. Perhaps they wish they could apologize to you too...you never know. Forgive yourself and be proud for standing strong

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automaton

May 28, 2020 at 2:44pm

congrats on your clarity!

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Damn

May 29, 2020 at 2:27pm

what a peak Vancouver moment

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I would look too

May 29, 2020 at 7:33pm

if I was someone assembling a wheelchair. hope fully the responded to your query with "I'm looking at you assembling a wheelchair"

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