Say What You Mean. Mean What You Say. (Maintaining friendships)

Say what you mean and mean what you say. I have heard this saying before but rarely does it come to my mind's forefront. It came up recently however, when I heard from an old colleague of mine. Typically, a text turns into a conversation turns into a proposed plan to 'hang out' or 'meet up'. This plan typically lacks concrete details- where will we hang out, when will we hang out- what day, what time, will we invite others or will it be just us? Now some people may argue these are miniscule details, but in reality, they have so much power! When you discuss the details of a plan, you go from an idea to action. You go from something up in the air to something you can hold onto. And more so, it's something you can fall back on, i.e. if you or the person cancels, it's more likely that another proposed time will be formulated. Another reason concrete details are so powerful is that when something is planned, th ...

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