I was somewhat recently told by someone (this man is old enough to be my father) who knows nothing more about me than my name, that I regularly attend church, and that a colleague of his hurt my feelings once at church to the point of tears, that I am too thin-skinned. Prior to this accusation, I had spoken to this man one-on-one once for about three minutes when aforementioned situation occurred. Yes, the words, "You need to quit reacting this way. You are too thin-skinned," were actually used. Yes, I stood there and took it with a smile on my face the entire time.
Um? Isn't this comment an exclusive right of those who know you extremely well? Wouldn't this greatly upset someone who is thin-skinned?
They went on to tell me that I need to quit being so thin-skinned so that I can get married before I am 31. Too bad I'm already 31. I guess the hopes are dashed of getting this crazy girl married off before she is too crazy to marry.
I have to laugh (after I finish being completely irritated). This individual only has my best interests at heart, right?
I am still mad about this story. No relative stranger should ever tell another responsible adult they behaved "the wrong way."
And you are NOT crazy.
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