Got My First ” Your Blocked ” Yesterday. It Was Not All I’d Hoped It Would Be…

Its been 4 years with pretty much peace here on my site. Really other then a few strongly disagreeing people, I have had smooth sailing . Now you may recall I did have a true to life stalker last month. 

It was..OK. Meh..Vanilla, no back and forth or weirdness and they just left in peace when asked . I’m not sure I would even give her full credit for being a legit stalker. 

However yesterday my life was changed. I was doing the usual , posting , then doing other stuff, then posting, then doing other stuff. All of  the sudden , like a fisherman seeing his line and pole go fast and furious in a downward motion , I got SLAMMED about some post. I know it was political and I think it was a pro- Trump post, but really nothing offensive. Except to this person. 

Here is where I’m troubled; I had no chance at recovery, or even reeling that hater in for a talk. It went down like this- I posted and about 30 minutes later I get a hit…( I’m still on the fishing illustration) my pole was bouncing up and down like a bad check and I was excited to see some action! So I waited quietly as not to spook it…

Suddenly out of nowhere, in my face in CAPS is this ….” HATE SPEECH” . So I felt right away this was going to be a battle. I gently tossed out some bait , just enough to lure them closer. But they didn’t go for it and as soon as my bait was laid out, they were bolting away, I could sense it. Next thing I know I have a last messsge, again in bold saying  ” You Are Blocked ” . 

What??? You can’t block me! Im up! I looked over my shoulder to see if maybe it was a mistake, but no. They were gone. No debate, no jabs, not even a friendly exchange agreeing to disagree. 

I went back to the scene today. Yep I wanted to face it head on so I pulled to yesterdays comments and and scrolled right right to it . Cold as ice. 

So if any of you are wondering what it would be like to test the waters on the other side, slow your roll..There is nothing to it . Nothing to see. 

I can only hope my first insult  maybe involves a little back and forth. Oh well. Good thing I don’t take these things personal. 

Tj  

Author: www.dontlabelmykid.blog (Don't Label My Kid! Coaching & Counseling Team)

Social Worker- Mental Health, Addictions, and Behavioral health- Leadership Educator-, Juvenile Justice. A variety of coaching. I have a great desire to help others make it through times that I myself have had to navigate. I understand the process, the pain,and the support needed. I, and the rest of my team all have both the formal education to coach others but more importantly we also have the life experience which allows us to relate to all the phases and hurdles that come with recovering from issues like depression, addiction, domestic violence, spiritual confusion, and much more. I feel that the combination of formal training and life experience allows us to meet those we help every point of need- in a real way.

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