A Gentle Reminder… Readers of Dallas

Dena Dishes Dallas

After spending the last few minutes moderating comments on the blog and Facebook and talking with my team, I think it is time for a gentle reminder.

I have scrolled through crassness, cruelty and just plain meanness.

It’s not pretty.

It doesn’t feel good.

It lacks elegance, grace and modern civility.  It actually feels rather gross and disappointing.

Dallas is getting some time in the spotlight, and it is good thing.  We are a community. We should be celebrating our sisters and “friends” instead of behaving like grown up “Mean Girls” that did not receive the gift of home training.  Name-calling, celebrating scandal, backstabbing and the lack of empathy and compassion is appalling and disappointing — we should know that every story has at least two sides and be ready to hear it.

I’m not sure if it is because people are online and behind a screen, hence using a boldness that they would not have in person or if commenters…

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