He rudely responded, "I don't need no help!"
Now, I'm a pretty sensitive girl. This doesn't mean I burst into tears upon hearing this (maybe just a little), but I was definitely offended.
My biggest problem? This isn't the first time I've been blown off when trying to help someone.
I once ran ahead someone in a wheelchair to open the door for him. Instead of saying thank you, he told me off.
Don't even get me started on the times I've been told off for offering my seat to an older person on the subway (or mistaking a woman for being pregnant when she wasn't. Opps).
When it seems I'm getting told off more than being shown appreciation for what I thought was a good deed, it makes it hard for me to want to continue to offer help in the future.
|My life right now.|