The Hat May Have Dropped

It's funny how, at times, even the simplest conversation, can turn into a relationship disaster at the drop of a hat.

It can be a friend.  A lover.  Someone you know.  But someone of value to you - of meaning, even.  Someone whose presence in your life has enough currency to be and remain important.

And then you say something stupid.  Spur of the moment.  Unintentional.  But because you know some of the secrets, you have the ability to wound and hurt, and you do.  Just not on purpose.  Thoughtlessly.  Just not on purpose.

I hope she still talks to me, tomorrow.

Ndinombethe, ubuntu.


Big Mark 243 said...

... I think, no, I am sure she will but the "BUT" that will hover over your relationship will be there for quite a while...

Mrs. Forsberg said...
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Tara R. said...

A friend will understand a gaffe and forgive. Give it time and maybe distance.

PattiKen said...

I'm sure she will. I know you apologized in person, and if she is a true friend, that will go a long way.

Anonymous said...

Nicely phrased, I think. It is easy to wound, perhaps as a cat would in passing; unintentionally, but the claws still pierce.