We’re Not Trying to Hurt You (via The Adventures of Lactating Girl)

I’m not always great at using my words. It’s not that I don’t try, but sometimes what I’m TRYING to say doesn’t come out right. I say something stupid that wasn’t QUITE what I meant (and really, if I’d said what I really meant it wouldn’t have sounded so bad, I promise!), and I inevitably offend someone.

I have no choice but to recognize and acknowledge that I am most that way about topics I’m passionate about, like breastfeeding, natural birth, etc. However, when I find someone who has managed to say what I’m really feeling (and am miserable at expressing effectively), I want to share that with you. To any I HAVE offended, or any whom I may inadvertently offend by cramming my foot so far down my throat it’s in my stomach, please refer back to this. This woman has said exactly what I feel and will always intend. I can only pray that my heart will be expressed by my mouth at the right times.

Thanks for reading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We're Not Trying to Hurt YouIt seems like every time I turn around, I’m offending someone. I try to word things in ways that aren’t offensive to formula feeding moms, but it’s difficult to get the point across without causing moms to go on the defensive. I never judge a mom for formula feeding. I would never try to tell you that you’re a bad mother. Two o … Read More

via The Adventures of Lactating Girl

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  1. theadventuresoflactatinggirl

    Thanks so much for sharing my post! I’m also notorious for shoving my foot in my mouth. I’m happy someone else can empathize!

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