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Criticism - my experiences

A family member often criticized me Initially I felt I was bad and cried I lost my confidence, contemplated suicide Then, I realized criticizing others was her habit I never spoke badly to others I was way better than her One day when she shouted at me I answered back You have no right to talk to me like that Every time you speak badly you are tarnishing your own image You also have imperfections, I too can point out But you will not be able to take it Think before you talk She stopped for some days only to start again Then I adopted another strategy I ignored her She would say I am talking to you I would still keep quite She would stop At other times I would just go out of the house She would ask where are you going I would reply I don't like listening to my criticism. Will come back when you stop I would tell my husband about her bad behaviour and her talks Later I realized I was doing what she is doing There is no difference between us I stopped that too Now she doesn't stay with us There's peace at home If someone criticizes you, remember that person is not God You are created by God Everything created by God is perfect Those who are critical are negative people who cannot see positive trait's in others They are not your well-wishers and what they say is best ignored Never bother about others opinion Never criticize them or defend yourself Don't do what they are doing Don't stoop low like them. Follow your conscience Be good, do good always Be confident and positive Our haters deserve our sympathy more than our reaction Such people are miserable from inside Their hate killing them every moment 10.07.2021

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Date: 7/15/2021 4:50:00 AM
Hi Rama, I enjoyed your words of wisdom and its' great advise, filled with truth. Isn't it easy to lash out when hurt by others? It's really hard to pray for those that hurt you and ask for their character flaw to be removed but it is the right thing to do. If only it were easy.
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Date: 7/14/2021 5:46:00 PM
Those last three lines say it all, Rama. Let them eat themselves alive with hatred... :) gw
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Date: 7/14/2021 12:50:00 AM
I went through the same thing Rama, it took a long, long time to realise she was inflicting her own pain onto me, then I felt full of sympathy for her. A wonderful write… Belle
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Date: 7/13/2021 7:13:00 AM
Hey Rama, What pearls of wisdom you write of in this poem - I so enjoyed this gem, that I read and re-read to digest every single truthful word you creatively and poignantly point out to us. So well penned my friend. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Date: 7/12/2021 11:49:00 PM
Thanks sir I am glad that you praised me and I am Jay, original name Alok from India. I don't need any help , just need your blessings and support and some advices because I am just a beginner. And I am to small to comment on your great poem.
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Date: 7/12/2021 6:59:00 PM
You have a gift Rama, Poetry, should let her read this wonderful advice you have given us.
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Date: 7/12/2021 5:33:00 AM
Thanks for sharing this. Thanks likewise for your constant uplifting comments... and gracious friendship I sincerely appreciate. God bless you.
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Date: 7/11/2021 11:39:00 PM
Criticism should be taken positively and should not be utterly ignored. BTW Great poem balasubramanyam
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Date: 7/11/2021 3:35:00 PM
what excellent advice. WELL said!!! Here is another report that you can show your family. It should be taken seriously by EVERYONE: https://nworeport.me/2021/07/10/vaers-report-indicates-9000-experimental-covid-19-vaccine-related-deaths-a-2000-increase-in-one-week/
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Date: 7/11/2021 2:27:00 PM
- I have learned to stay far away from such people ... life is too short - A great writing with power in your lines, Rama :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/11/2021 7:38:00 AM
This is so true and sound advice Rama! I grew up being the butt of the joke and being bullied for who I am and only positivity overcame it!! Happy Sunday xxoo
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Date: 7/10/2021 6:23:00 PM
Well said, Rama! Be kind to yourself. Wave away destructive criticism.
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Date: 7/10/2021 12:59:00 PM
I think when you hang out with people who are negative and put you down, you hurt your soul. Thank you for sharing this Rama. Glad she doesn't live there anymore.
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Date: 7/10/2021 11:10:00 AM
There are such fine lessons here about not internalizing what others think of you, Rama. The person you are should come from the inside out, and not from the outside in. You have done a wonderful job of writing this enlightening verse. Kindest regards, Evelyn :)
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Rama Balasubramanian
Date: 7/10/2021 11:16:00 AM
The person you are should come from the inside out, and not from the outside in. .... What a profound statement..
Date: 7/10/2021 10:13:00 AM
Such fine writing, Rama. You learned important lessons by the defensive stature you assumed. Sometimes those who are criticizing are really criticizing themselves, don't you think?
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Rama Balasubramanian
Date: 7/10/2021 11:14:00 AM
Of course they are! Thanks for your wonderful comments
Date: 7/10/2021 6:42:00 AM
Powerful verse Rama, don't they realise the damage they're doing to others. You rose above her, well done, you're the better person. Enjoy your weekend. Tom
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Rama Balasubramanian
Date: 7/10/2021 11:15:00 AM
Thanks. You too have an enjoyable weekend
Date: 7/10/2021 6:41:00 AM
Rama, grateful for this poem, well done ! Someone who criticizes you is lacking in their own life and lashes out because they want to demean you and the best response is to not respond, that is what they are looking for. I have met people like this in my life also.. ~ love and serenity _Constance
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Rama Balasubramanian
Date: 7/10/2021 11:15:00 AM
Thanks
Date: 7/10/2021 6:07:00 AM
An amazing poem, Rama, is produced from your own personal experience, with vital words of wisdom that travel effortlessly and connect with the human heart. Blessings my friend
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Rama Balasubramanian
Date: 7/10/2021 11:15:00 AM
Thanks