So someone tells me today, "You sure have a obsession with your horse"

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So someone tells me today, "You sure have a obsession with your horse"

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    06-05-2012, 09:50 PM
So someone tells me today, "You sure have a obsession with your horse"

I didn't know what to say without sounding like a a$$hole.
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    06-05-2012, 09:52 PM
Forgive them, for they not know of what they speak. *For the record, the term is horse crazy and there is nothing wrong with that.
    06-05-2012, 09:54 PM
My family doesn't say it, they just think it, and now they know better (at least the adult kids) than to tell me I spend too much on it too. Oh well. I don't realy care about their cars, etc.
    06-05-2012, 09:58 PM
Green Broke
Thats when you say thank you, and walk away.
    06-05-2012, 10:52 PM
Green Broke
Yup, a smile and a well, thank you!!
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    06-05-2012, 11:18 PM
I usually say, "Yeah, one day you'll be passionate about something too."
    06-05-2012, 11:22 PM
My co-workers feel the same way about me.
    06-06-2012, 12:15 AM
Green Broke
I have learned to keep my obsession to myself. Well......most of the time.

Of course I do have pictures of my horses along side the pictures of my grandchildren and children at my work station. Perhaps I'm not as in control of my obsession as I thought? But the big question is I care? Nope , not one bit!
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    06-06-2012, 12:42 AM
I think them saying that is more rude than anything you could respond with.

Honestly, they're investments, they're friends, and we love spending time with them. If that's obsessed then I guess I am too and there's nothing wrong with that!
    06-06-2012, 12:52 AM
Green Broke
I started to think about this more. Now if someone were obsessed with , bread making and went on and on about it, well, I would have difficulty to listen. Perhaps while we all find everything about horses interesting, for some people it comes across as "bread making"?

While I would not be intentionally rude, I would at the first opportunity change the topic.

Just a thought.

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