Tag Archives: manners

Not-So-Common Courtesy

Back in the day most children, many of us included, were taught to show common courtesy toward others. As the years pass by and new generations are born, it is becoming more evident that this practice is falling through the … Continue reading

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Gentlemen: Rare and Unappreciated

I am fully capable of opening my own door, taking out my own trash and carrying my own grocery bags. I don’t need a man to do those things for me. But when they do or even offer to do so, … Continue reading

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Which Rules Apply to You?

Are you a rule keeper or breaker? Does it depend on the rule or the circumstances? For example, this morning I entered a medical office which had a large sign posted on the door that read “Turn off all cell … Continue reading

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Assertive Versus Rude

When speaking with someone, where is the line drawn between being assertive and being rude? This is a question that I often face, as I like to be neither assertive or rude. I’m not saying that I allow myself to … Continue reading

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