Why We Raise Our Voice In An Argument

A 100 year old grand old man saw his grandson having a heated discussion with his wife.

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He asked his grandson, “Why do you raise your voice when you are angry with your wife?”

Grandson: That is because I lose patience and that is why I raise my voice.

Grandpa: But, your wife is near to you only. She can hear you even when you say the same sentence in a calm manner. Why do you have to raise your voice?

Grandson: Because when I raise my voice, my voice is heard and I also let out the steam by raising my voice.

Grandpa: That is not the exact reason my dear grandson. The reason is this. When you are angry with your wife, your heart moves away from her heart. So even when both of you are physically close to each other, you feel that you are far away from one another and hence raise your voice.

Grandson: If that is the reason for raising the voice, what do we do when we are in love?

Grandpa: When two people are in love, their hearts are close to each other. Even if you whisper softly, you both can hear very clearly. At such times one can communicate with their loved ones even through the language of silence.

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4 Comments

  1. Something I try to live by.

    “An old Cherokee told his grandson, “My son, there’s a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies & ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy & truth. “The boy thought about this & asked, ‘Which wolf wins?'” The old Cherokee replied, “The one you feed

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