doe resident

Jonesborough, TN

#1 Dec 31, 2012
I shopped at Food City today and found rude people, as usual.I am so irritated that I did not stand my ground with this one fat woman on an electric car. She kept backing then going forward. She asked if that was my buggy and I moved it slightly even though i was not finished.I suppose she was not satisfied b/c she threw the meat around.I also had a woman to run into my heels once when I stopped for a child who had walked in front of me because she was so close to me. You have people getting into their car while you are attempting to back out and you have adults who walk right in front of you pushig your groceries.And people push their buggy into the slot w/o putting up the basket to make it easier on the person who retrieves them.
Why are you in such a hurry and why are you so rude?You wound think by the way most of these shoppers act that they are sooo miserable.I wonder if they treat their family this way?
stressed r us

Kingsport, TN

#2 Dec 31, 2012
I must admit, I'm very stressed when I'm grocery shopping. I've always been attentive toward other people, and hide what stress I'm in with a fake smile.
I've realized the grocery store shouldn't be a stressful process, but when people work so hard and spend much of their checks on food, while others are skipping through paying on the working mans dime....it cuts deep.
Some people can accomplish the annoying task, yet have enough moral compass to never act hateful towards anyone. Although, some people are just hateful and will always be....grocery store or the park, they'll always have a ugly attitude.
As for how people treat their families with sour attitudes at the store, sadly the ones I worry about are the people thats packing loads of food stamps with a full buggy and six kids hanging on every rail.
This country is rewarding the wrong behavior. People should have a chance for help, if they run on hard time, but most hang onto that crutch for years, while the rest of us roam stressed to the gills trying to feed our families.
Off subject but; most families going hungry tonight isn't those on food stamps, it's the working man doing things the honest way. They pay for the rent, utilities, and every meal the family has. They have no backup from the gov. when the electric bills are to high, they have no backup when insurance takes half the check. What will take the back seat, sadly how full the frig. will be. While others skip along like life owes them for yrs. and yrs. while the us stressed out citizens foot the bill. Sorry, maybe a little of a rant going on...lol
fedupwithit

Yucaipa, CA

#3 Dec 31, 2012
Because most people nowadays have that "me first,gimme gimme" mentality. Everyone thinks the world and everyone in it owes them something. And they are more important and more entitled to their own needs. I see it every where. People just lack common courtesy and manners. There are still some nice people left in the world but its few and far between, in my opinion.
true

Jonesborough, TN

#4 Dec 31, 2012
yup
exactly

United States

#5 Dec 31, 2012
The prior comments on this post have hit the nail right on the head!! I could go on my soap box but it wld just be repeating what's already been said.
No Kidding

Johnson City, TN

#6 Jan 2, 2013
There are a few people left with good manners that you will encounter here and there, and I'm always in shock when I encounter them. It feels weird.

We have gotten to the point we just expect people to be rude because they so often are.

it's a shame, but a reality in this day and age.
exactly

United States

#7 Jan 2, 2013
No Kidding wrote:
There are a few people left with good manners that you will encounter here and there, and I'm always in shock when I encounter them. It feels weird.
We have gotten to the point we just expect people to be rude because they so often are.
it's a shame, but a reality in this day and age.
It seems like people with manners, good attitudes, morals, kind hearts, and who are courteous are, unfortunately, a dying breed, and dissappearing very rapidly at that. It saddens me to think about what the world will be like in just 5 short yrs from now, because at the rate we are going now, its not getting ANY better!!
True

Abingdon, VA

#8 Jan 2, 2013
"most families going hungry tonight isn't those on food stamps, it's the working man doing things the honest way. They pay for the rent, utilities, and every meal the family has. They have no backup from the gov. when the electric bills are to high, they have no backup when insurance takes half the check. What will take the back seat, sadly how full the frig. will be. While others skip along like life owes them for yrs. and yrs. while the us stressed out citizens foot the bill."

This is so true. We are having to try to take care of our families and feed the welfare ones too. That is enough stress for any sane person. If everyone pulled their own weight in this county with of course the exception to the ones that are TRULY disabled, handicapped or elderly, then there would be a lot less stress on the working person trying to do the right thing. I do not mind at all helping the truly disabled, handicapped or elderly. That is our responsibility to take care of them. But, these lazy young people that only lay around breeding is another story. You all know the ones I am speaking of. I guess they don't have to be stressed at the grocery store, why would they? That will all end in the near future though. This will not go on forever. When there are more TAKERS than MAKERS - it all ends.
bulldog

Jonesborough, TN

#9 Jan 3, 2013
No Kidding wrote:
There are a few people left with good manners that you will encounter here and there, and I'm always in shock when I encounter them. It feels weird.
We have gotten to the point we just expect people to be rude because they so often are.
it's a shame, but a reality in this day and age.
I told a clerk at the mall "thank you" and she asked where I was from.
I have always tried to be nice and to understand the other person but it really irritates me when some people try to abuse others; even if they do feel they have a disability.
Life2Us

Pisgah Forest, NC

#10 Jan 3, 2013
I didnt read all the comments but yes there are a few people who can be cruel. I try not to judge them for it. You never know what burdens lay upon their shoulders to make them so unhappy that they show anger torward others. My heart goes out to them and I pray for them. I used to work with elderely people before and some started out so hatefull but after I showed them kindness and that their grouchy moods didnt bother me, they started being the sweetest people....I think their lonely inside and scared.
Kirk

United States

#11 Jan 7, 2013
bulldog wrote:
<quoted text>I told a clerk at the mall "thank you" and she asked where I was from.
I say thank you to all cashiers. It must have been something else.
tjones

Johnson City, TN

#12 Jan 7, 2013
True wrote:
"most families going hungry tonight isn't those on food stamps, it's the working man doing things the honest way. They pay for the rent, utilities, and every meal the family has. They have no backup from the gov. when the electric bills are to high, they have no backup when insurance takes half the check. What will take the back seat, sadly how full the frig. will be. While others skip along like life owes them for yrs. and yrs. while the us stressed out citizens foot the bill."
This is so true. We are having to try to take care of our families and feed the welfare ones too. That is enough stress for any sane person. If everyone pulled their own weight in this county with of course the exception to the ones that are TRULY disabled, handicapped or elderly, then there would be a lot less stress on the working person trying to do the right thing. I do not mind at all helping the truly disabled, handicapped or elderly. That is our responsibility to take care of them. But, these lazy young people that only lay around breeding is another story. You all know the ones I am speaking of. I guess they don't have to be stressed at the grocery store, why would they? That will all end in the near future though. This will not go on forever. When there are more TAKERS than MAKERS - it all ends.
think you know it all dont you,,you know some people work and live check to check just like you and receive food stamps cause they are single parents and take care of 2 kids and there mother is a drug addict,, it doesnt help when your hours get cut and your looking for something better and this is the only way til they find another job,,people always want to judge,,some people dont lay around they work and pay rent ,lights and water,, just need some help for a minute !!

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