Who Are You When You’re At Home ?

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Watching a Brit television drama recently ,and one character asks this question of another,slightly menacingly.

A peculiarly British expression ,”…when ( you are/ he, she,it  is) at home.” A somewhat sneering or perjoritive sense to it.

“At home” meaning “really” or “actually”.

It is a great question  to ask actually, but probably not the best icebreaker  or small talk opener in the world.

I was  fortunate today to have a lovely and open conversation with someone I hadn’t seen in a while and it was a relief to be able to  honestly share my current reality ……who I was when I was “at home”.

Without any sense of being sneered at …

 

 

 

 

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