- Horse Talk
|Fingerlakes ||06-05-2012 08:50 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. :-|
|waresbear ||06-05-2012 08:52 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.
|franknbeans ||06-05-2012 08:54 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.
|myhorsesonador ||06-05-2012 08:58 PM |
Thats when you say thank you, and walk away.
|cakemom ||06-05-2012 09:52 PM |
Yup, a smile and a well, thank you!!
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|oh vair oh ||06-05-2012 10:18 PM |
I usually say, "Yeah, one day you'll be passionate about something too."
|Breella ||06-05-2012 10:22 PM |
My co-workers feel the same way about me.
|Walkamile ||06-05-2012 11:15 PM |
I have learned to keep my obsession to myself. Well......most of the time. :wink:
Of course I do have pictures of my horses along side the pictures of my grandchildren and children at my work station. :think: Perhaps I'm not as in control of my obsession as I thought? But the big question is .....do I care? Nope , not one bit! :thumbsup:
|Skyseternalangel ||06-05-2012 11:42 PM |
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!
|Walkamile ||06-05-2012 11:52 PM |
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"? :think:
While I would not be intentionally rude, I would at the first opportunity change the topic.
Just a thought.
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