J is for judgemental

“The coffee’s cold”
“There’s no salt in the daal”
“This movie was a waste of time”
‘Gosh! This traffic is killing me”
Simple sentences but ones that crush my spirit because I feel that they are verdicts on my acts of commission or omission. 
Words so simple that sound harmless become accusations when said by people who are judgemental.

How easily the words slip out without a thought for tone of voice, inflection and  facial expression.
It’s hard to live with people who all the time are judgemental.

judgementaldʒʌdʒˈmɛnt(ə)l/adjectiveof or concerning the use of judgement.
“judgemental decisions about the likelihood of company survival”
having or displaying an overly critical point of view.
“I don’t like to sound judgemental, but it was a big mistake”

Wooden gavel with a brass band resting on a plinth used by a judge or auctioneer and conceptual of justice and judgements with backlit highlight and copyspace - stock photo

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Author: Unishta

A granny who always sees the humour in life and tries to do things differently. When others make cupcakes, this granny makes banana fritters. When she’s not busy chasing her grandchildren who love making her run around, she indulges in her passions of reading, writing, meeting friends and watching movies. And somewhere between all this she enjoys travelling and cooking!

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