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Sometimes Losing is Winning | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
It must be true what is said about wisdom coming with age. I too have my moments. As the years have progressed, I’ve realized that it no longer matters to me whether my opinion is greater than someone else’s or whether I remember something better than someone. I am fine with letting it go. One thing about growing up is realizing you don’t hate anything anymore. Things either matter to you or they don’t. In fact, these days, I especially find that some arguments are just a waste of time—time spent in sometimes useless word-exchange when I could very well be having a wonderful conversation with someone I really want to talk to, someone I care about. The truth is, some of these things will never matter—even a couple of hours from now. It won’t matter who won that argument. So, I figure that if I let it go without saying anything—maybe I can give that person a feeling of accomplishment, of winning. Of course, winning arguments has nothing to do with feelings of self-worth . . . nevertheless it does matter sometimes and some people do tend to believe it does. And this is something I can easily give …