Every day on social media, we encounter situations where what we want to convey to others is misinterpreted, misheard, or in some way responded to in an unexpected way. It’s easy to deflect blame onto the other parties when this happens, perhaps by saying they misunderstood your intention. But it’s important to take efforts to communicate in ways that ensure you don’t come off as, well, an asshole.
— Tauriq Moosa – “Ethics For Men Online, AKA How Not To Be An Asshole” – The Establishment
Guilty as charged on more than a few of these. I’m going to try to take this advice to heart, and I hope the men who read my site do, too.