So, after my latest realization, I've come to the conclusion that I am hopelessly brainwashed by the modern media convention of romance. To illustrate my point, here's a real life example:
There is a woman I want to date. I have tried for the past four and a half years to try to garner her attention and desire by inviting her to coffee again, but was rebuffed. I went to her place of employment with a handwritten Valentine's Day card and a box of Sweet Tart candy hearts four…Continue
I had an early morning epiphany today. I realized just how horribly I treated someone I wanted to spend time with, how inconsiderate, childish, immature, selfish, etc. I had been during our interactions.
While I was re-reading our previous correspondence, each of my responses left me with a deeper, more encompassing feeling of shame for my ignorance. It was especially mortifying since I am a person who reviles ignorance, especially of the self-induced…Continue
So, it's been a while (read: years) since I've written about how things have been going. So, here's a brief synopsis:
-Continued working learned processes and trained on more equipment and learned further processes
-Missed the deadline for a promotion application and made a conscious, concerted effort to reinvent myself at work
-Was selected for a temporary leadership role and gained the respect of my management team
-Learned the rest of the equipment used at my…Continue
I am not a yes-man. I do not say yes or approve of things without critically assessing them. I do not support ideas and beliefs that cannot even pass a basic logic test. If I ask simple questions and you immediately devolve into a series of "I don't know"s, it is not me you should get angry with, it is yourself for not having asked those questions in the first place.
I've been told recently by someone that challenging an idea doesn't expand it, it stunts it. I was fairly…Continue