With some people, there doesn’t ever seem to be a middle ground. Everything is black or white, all or nothing. Either you’re on their side or completely against them. I definitely know more than one person who fits this description, and it makes communication quite difficult sometimes.
One of the things that is difficult is trying to get a point across without them over-interpreting things as I sometimes call it, is the fact that they tend to interpret things as being one extreme or the other. And unfortunately, the worst possible interpretation seems to be the one of choice most of the time. Continue reading