You Should Hold Your Tongue 👅 in These 7 Situations 🙊 ...


There’re certain situations when it’s best to hold your tongue.2

This can be difficult because those’re usually the same situations when you really want to say something.

It can feel good to say what you’re thinking at the time but can lead to a lot of problems later.

Try to avoid saying anything if you find yourself in any of these 7 situations.

1. When You’re beyond Angry 😦

When You’re beyond Angry 😦

It’s so hard to hold your tongue when you’re angry!

You want to lash out at whoever’s causing the problem.

That’s a completely understandable feeling.

And while it may feel good to vent your anger, you’ll likely regret it later.

It’s best to take the time to calm down until you know you can speak reasonably.

2. When You Know Someone is Just Begging for Drama

When You Know Someone is Just Begging for Drama

We all have people in our lives who love drama.

And don’t they just drain all your positive energy?

I feel like the drama queens in my life do!

The best way to deal with a person like this is starve their need for drama by not giving in when they’re trying to anger you.

Taking the high road is the right thing to do and teaches drama queens and kings they’ll have to go elsewhere for the chaos they crave.

3. When You Could Get Yourself in Trouble

When You Could Get Yourself in Trouble

Holding your tongue is a wise decision when saying something could get you into trouble.

An example of this might be when you’re tempted to join in gossiping about your boss.

It’s tempting but it could have consequences.

If word ever gets back to your boss then you could be dealing with a lot of trouble at work.

If saying something could land you in hot water later then hold your tongue.

4. When You Don’t Know What to Say

When You Don’t Know What to Say

There’re times when you simply don’t know what to say.

Maybe a friend’s family member passed away or your sister announced she’s getting divorced.

You want to say something comforting but nothing feels right.

It’s okay to say nothing at all and just be there.

It’s also okay to say that you don’t know what to say.

It’ll be understood that you want to reach out to them in comfort but aren’t sure how to do so.

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