As author Jessica Wildfire points out, sob stories have an audience of one.
When you’re looking to be raw, authentic or just plain angry, don’t confuse that with whining.
We don’t want to hear how badly things are going with your job, your marriage or your life.
Tell us when you’ve sorted it all out, and we’ll happily ride along with you on your hero’s journey.
Hell, we might even ask you for help sorting our lives out too.
But while you’re still in the s**t?
That’s too soon.