FOWC with Fandango #26 — Temper

Oh yeah, I have one of those, and you don’t want to be on the receiving end.
I can only recall losing my temper twice, once with someone ending up in hospital with a dislocated jaw and the other on the wrong end of scalding coffee without the cup.

I can shout with the best of them, but learnt a long time ago that it doesn’t actually solve anything, or make me feel better.
Shouting at the dog was the norm recently and neighbours probably thought we were mad at her. Now that we know the problem, we can deal with it, and ‘shouting matches’ in her direction have reduced.
Don’t you just love this?
I am more than likely to turn away as I hate confrontation and don’t trust myself when I’m pushed too far. Rambo pinched my line ‘Don’t Push Me!’

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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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2 Responses to FOWC with Fandango #26 — Temper

  1. I try to avoid confrontation, too, but if someone else tarts something, I’m sure going to finish it. Usually, I can do so without shouting. (Well, except that I do yell at the dog to stop barking – not that she listens.)

    • I tend to be ‘clipped’ or as I’d describe it ‘coldly polite’. People usually get the message. Luckily that doesn’t happen often (phew).

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