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Thread #145902 Message #3376230
Posted By: GUEST,Claire M
14-Jul-12 - 04:12 PM
Thread Name: BS:advice wanted re: people's comments
Subject: BS:advice wanted re: people's comments
I have 2 carers (I've posted about my situation before) who are always telling me I need some variety in my life and I need to go clubbing (I can hardly move!) because I'm only young. Their music is OK, but I feel nothing when I listen to it -- it leaves me completely cold – and know if I bought it myself it'd be in the charity shop a day later. When I put music I like on, it's brought me to tears because it's that good. I don't push my taste on them, so why would they push theirs on me?
I'm also a country girl and have had our way of life and my older neighbours criticised more than a few times – thankfully not to their faces – by one carer in particular (who's never even met them!). Admittedly I never used to like where I live myself but since my taste reverted back to what it was I love it.
They aren't the first carers I've had to say this type of thing. Getting others will be difficult because at least one of them needs to be a certain age to drive my car so I can go out.
People have teased me about my music taste/lifestyle before, and I've never minded, but this is really annoying.
Any suggestions on how I ignore their comments?