She said, he said

People transfer a puzzle - Teamwork conceptAmelia’s Story

It was my idea to bring it in from the rain.  Terrance didn’t remember to check outside when the rain started.  I’m always the one thinking about these things.  If it weren’t for me, everything would be rain-soaked, moldy and ruined.

Terrance’s Story

I’ve got all this other stuff to do.  If Amelia cares about these things, she should tell me.  I’m happy to help her, but I don’t see why she thinks I should have to remember every little thing.  It’s like I don’t get credit for anything around here.

The New Conversation

social media 5C conceptShe only wanted a conversation with him.  She wanted to hear his thoughts.  What did his brain say to him?  What was he worried about?  What did he think about the neighbors, the weather, politics?

He only wanted to be quiet.  He prized the solitude of his living room. He had to listen to other people talking all day in his job as a call center medical scheduling specialist.  At night he only wanted silence.