Stick With Yourself

Paul - Thomasville, North Carolina
Entered on September 17, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30

In matters of privacy you can be one of two types of people, private or nosey. I choose to be private. I believe that if you keep out of others business it forges better relationships between neighbors in any given community.

I live in a housing project in Thomasville, NC. I have neighbors on both sides of me and the walls are paper thin. There are arguments all the time but most are minor. Even though I can hear them and they can hear me, I believe that it is important that we both mind our own business. Other neighbors like to go out and gossip about what they heared the night before and it ends up causing more arguments with each other. I do not go around talking about one neighbor to another neighbor so I do not have the problem of being friends with the people I must live around. There have been fights which leads to arrests and months in court. If you mind your own business things like that won’t happen.