Why do we gossip? Why do we pass along detrimental knowledge about someone? What makes us feel the need to tell others about someone’s failure? In my senior community, I watch destructive gossip swirl around me and find myself tempted to contribute. Why do we pass along the observations and criticism that we do?
It’s all a reflection of you
My response was colored by my beliefs, my needs, and my interpretation
Did I contribute to gossip?
Did I try to resolve it?
I let go
Be aware of the reasons you want to gossip
Learn to listen
What you look for you find