Wear your mask and leave decision to others

Many people have an opinion about mask wearing. Some are for it and some are against it. As in any situation people think that their way of thinking is the only correct opinion.

Not only are we asked to wear masks but we are asked to police others about wearing them. No one likes to be told what to do from someone that they do not know or does not know anything about you. This is completely understandable.

I see a simple solution: Don’t get into an argument; police yourself and leave others to decide things for themselves.

If you are wearing a mask and you trust that mask is doing the job, and if you social distance then what is it to you if someone else chooses not to do the same. Is it really worth an argument just to push your own beliefs on others?

If you are not confident in your mask and social distancing then you are probably making the wrong decision to leave your home anyway.

Do what you need to do to be safe but don’t expect others to be willing to listen to you.

Make the choice that works for you and let others do the same. We all need to take responsibility for our own choices and let others do the same.

Carol Olsen-Whitney


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