Avoiding Rumours

Rumours can be very misleading. They can distort the truth, exaggerate the facts, or even make up things that never happened.
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Glee greetings, dear reader!

I hope this email finds you well and happy. I’m writing to share some thoughts with you about a topic that is very important to me: rumours.

You know how it is. You hear something about someone from a friend of a friend, or you read a gossip article online, or you see a tweet that makes a bold claim. And you think, wow, that’s interesting. Or shocking. Or funny. Or sad. And you form an opinion about that person based on what you heard or read.

But have you ever stopped to think: Is it true? Is it fair? Is it kind?

Rumours can be very misleading

They can distort the truth, exaggerate the facts, or even make up things that never happened. They can damage someone’s reputation, hurt their feelings, or ruin their relationships. They can also affect how you see yourself and others and make you lose trust and respect.

That’s why I always try to avoid rumours. I don’t let hearsay shape my opinions about others. I take the time to get to know people firsthand, and I’m often surprised. I discover things that I never knew or that contradict what I heard. I learned about their stories, struggles, dreams, and achievements. I see them as human beings, not as labels or stereotypes.

And I stay open-minded and wise. I don’t judge people based on their appearance, background, choices, or mistakes. I don’t assume that I know everything about them or that they are the same as me. I respect their differences, and I appreciate their similarities. I listen to their perspectives, and I share mine. I try to understand them, and I hope they understand me.

That’s how I build meaningful and lasting relationships. That’s how I grow as a person. That’s how I make the world a better place.

So, the next time you hear a rumour, ask yourself: Is it true? Is it fair? Is it kind? And if you’re not sure, don’t spread it. Instead, talk to the person directly, do some research, or just let it go. You’ll be glad you did.

Thank you for reading this article. I hope it inspired you to think differently about rumours. And I hope you’ll join me in making a positive difference online and offline.

With ❤️

Jaachị Anyatọnwụ

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Jaachị Anyatọnwụ

Jaachị Anyatọnwụ is a poet, editor, and publisher living in the suburbs of Aba. He is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections including 'Under the Sheets', 'Write Me A Poem', '30', 'Isms', 'Amina', and many others.

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