Melissa - posted on 09/01/2013 ( 4 moms have responded )




We live in a small town,all of my husbands family lives here husband just got a remodeling job at a store.i don't know why but so many people are so mad about that,mainly his family.we have not done anything to husband talks to people he's a people person just friendly.We try to help people out as much as wen can,we get treated so badly and talked about. I just don't know what to do anymore.i just don't understand why people get so mad. So advice is needed if you were in my situation thanks.


Gena - posted on 09/01/2013




Small town...sometimes very small minds..
I guess its difficult to ignore it but that would be the best. The people that really know you and your family will be wise enough not to listen to the gossip or believe bad things if they are talking bad about you..and thats what counts.
Just feel sorry for those people who have nothing better to do then gossip around.I think they are the ones who have a problem.

Sarah - posted on 09/01/2013




That is small town politics. When you live in a small town everyone knows everyone and from generations and generations. So if family A does not like family B years ago that may still linger on today. So if you side with family A by helping them out with something and the rest of your family sides with family B the family is not going to be happy. Just part of living in a small have to read between the lines. Then you have to decide if you are going to help someone out and take the heat or if you are not going to help them out.


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Melissa - posted on 09/02/2013




Yes,I support him with everything he does.thanks so much for your support and answering my question.we are just going to be happy make sure our kids are taken care of that's really all that matters.yes, I will always keep smiling and helping people out no matter what.

Tina - posted on 09/01/2013




Why would they be mad that he got a job??? That doesn't make any sense at all. I'm from a big city but I know being in a small town is hard when it comes to gossip and rumours.....what are these people in grade 3?!! If your husband is doing something he enjoys and he is supporting his family then everyone else can just back off. How do YOU feel about his new job? Do you support it? Most likely you do so that is all that matters that you two are happy and his customers are happy as well! Good Luck!

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