did you hear me?

“I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” – Robert McCloskey

I wonder if I could fit this quote on my forehead?  🙂


6 thoughts on “did you hear me?

  1. Mick says:

    One of my favorite quotes.

  2. SugarAnne says:

    This sounds suspiciously like many of the disagreements that BabyMan and I have. Hmmm…

  3. KayLynn says:

    To which D would reply, “It is your responsibility KayLynn to make yourself abundantly clear.” I often have been thinking about topics for so long before I broach them, that when I speak, I assume he knows the hours of preceding thought and their context. I spent years writing to D in hopes of controlling our communication (and my temper and tears). Hang in there Ally!

  4. M:e says:

    This made me smile…for there are many times I think we’ve both felt exactly that…and usually for the reasons KayLynn wrote about!

    love and hugs xxx

  5. It’s one that often rings in my head after a conversation gone “awry”!

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