In our daily lives, there are countless occasions when we let embarrassment turns into anger. In more instances than we care to admit, we intentionally allow it to become so. This aphorism has something valuable for us, let us read on.
True to our human nature, we do not like to lose face, we are prone to do anything to save face in embarrassing and unpleasant situations, so we let embarrassment turn into anger to save ourselves from such awkward situations. By so doing we may think we have found a way out but in reality we have not achieved our misguided motive. We thought we had altered the situations to save ourselves embarrassment but, in actual fact, nothing had changed. Others could see through it all. It may have achieved the reverse, now others may have more contempt for us or, at least, have less respect for us.
On deeper contemplation, it clearly shows this may not be a good move. When anger is released someone else is going to get hurt, when hurt is the consequence, then the move cannot be considered a wise move. It is also not a wise move as we are trying to avoid the truth, we are glossing over the matters at hand to avoid embarrassment. And we may also be causing unhappiness, emotional distress; creating animosity and sowing discord.
Hope I have learn enough to cope with embarrassing and awkward situations and to bear the embarrassment myself. This will be good for me for I would have learn personal responsibility.
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