A List of People I Would Love to Bitch Slap

But of course I won’t 😝

You know, I’m a pretty positive girl. I’m usually upbeat and happy and cheery. Usually. 99% of the time. I don’t really let things get to me too much anymore. BUT every now and then someone flicks that switch and the crazy Italian in me comes out and I seriously want to bitch slap someone.

Being down here in Guatemala, that switch gets flicked a lot. Some of the ways of doing things here are beyond my understanding. That’s the way things get done around here though. I accept it. I may not like it but that’s my problem. I am a stranger in their land. Instead I smile and nod and I forget about it in minutes.

It’s not just here though, it’s people in general. We all have those “some days” so you know exactly what I am talking about. Don’t pretend like these thoughts have never crossed your mind and you’re surprised by the candor here. We are humans and we are not perfect.

There are some things, however, I no longer smile and nod and ignore. I voice my opinion and whether it’s good or bad, isn’t the point. The point is that whatever this person is doing is wrong and they need to know. (find your voice)

Anyway without further ado and without making this a long convoluted article, here it goes…

My list of peeps who need a good smack upside the head.

The girl who comes on my FB page and is mean to me. Hey. Get your own fucking page, this is mine. Stop being mean. It’s not pretty. If you don’t like what I post, just leave. No one is forcing you to stay here.

So many people love to lash out from behind the monitor and their keyboard. Call them what you want, trolls, internet bullies, whatever. They are just angry, mean and broken people. I generally tend to ignore them but every now and then…..ya.

That one person who I ask a question to and laughs at me because they think I should know the answer. Don’t be an asshole. If I knew the answer I wouldn’t be asking you. Laughing at people who have questions is really mean. Don’t make people feel stupid.

The man at the cafe who is rude to the shoe shine boys and all the other street vendors. Grow up. They are trying to feed themselves. Be nice. Don’t be mean or rude to homeless, beggars or anyone really for that matter. We’re all just doing the best with what we have and know. Stop it.

The girl at the post office who wouldn’t give me my parcel that I waited forever for. You’re not going to lose your job because my product is expired. You’re just being mean. Not sure how you sleep at night.

Oh how I so wanted to jump over the counter and smack her hard :/ Ugh!

The lady at the lake who was ignoring her kid because she was too busy taking selfies and pics with her friends, laughing and having a good time. Your child is crying and tugging at your pant leg. You deserve two smacks upside the head for that.

You’re a poor excuse for a mother.

The guy in the alley way who lets his dog off the leash not caring that his dog is very aggressive, not caring that his dog attacked me, not apologizing for the attack and not showing any concern that his dog could easily harm or kill any of the children playing.

I got pepper spray for next time your dog comes at me. Fuck you and your dog. Jerk.

The lady who is making a fuss at the airport because the plane is delayed and she’s now yelling at the counter attendants. Are you for real? Sit your fucking ass down and shut up. The counter attendant isn’t at fault and doesn’t deserve your verbal lashing.

Don’t shoot the messenger!

The kids, or adults, who are letting off firecrackers at 4 am. Really? I mean come on. Really!! Go to bed.

The lady at the lake who was pointing and laughing at my friend. You’re perfect? Don’t be nasty!!. That’s mean.

Judging is so ugly. Please don’t make fun of people or judge anyone. We are all beautiful and perfectly imperfect in our own special way.

You know, I’m really a pretty patient person I just don’t have tolerance for ignorance, bullies or mean people. This world needs more love, not hate. More compassion, not pain. More peace, not prejudice. Go spread some love today.

Come closer so I can …………

Peace and Love

xo iva xo

Self help Guru|Expat|Website: https://amazingmemovement.com/ mini self help eBook series here: https://books.amazingmemovement.com/

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