Fight or Flight

A Platform of Sorts

Although I like to stay informed, I’ll be the first to admit that I try my best to stay away from topics that tend to stir up controversy. I don’t like debating. I don’t like politics. My heart aches every time I see another innocent person has been shot or another town has been blown up by a suicide bomber, but I don’t like to talk about it, because talking about it makes it real. And no matter what I say, no matter what anyone says, there’s going to be someone out there who finds fault with your perspective.  I’d rather avoid that entirely.

In the face of negativity, my first instinct is to run.  This is nothing new.  I’ve always been like this.  I don’t like to pick fights because fighting takes energy.  If I’ve been hurt, I probably won’t say anything, because for me, it’s easier to just…

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