In 1989-1990 I took a Public Relations course that was very brief but some of the teachings have stayed with me to this day.
Including the way the facilitator broke down the word: ASSUME just as I did in the title here. Ms. Lemon, I believe her name was and she was a superb instructor for the messages she was trying to convey. We got it in spades.
Anytime we assume in life, we make an Ass of ourselves and the person we are assuming something about. What is the alternative? Well, it’s really very simple. Assume NOTHING. Instead:
That is all.
Too simple, huh.
Why is it we humans tend to avoid the simple road and complicate our lives or those of others in choosing to do so? Why, when it is so easy to simply ask instead of assume?
Ooops, my eternal why’s are slipping again, I better go pull them up under my skirt before I get lost in hours of useless wondering, LOL I fear I shall soon become the Queen of WHY and have to change my whole profile on here if this persists… lol