Daily Prompt: It happens: sometimes that filter in our head bursts and we say too much of what we’re thinking and someone gets hurt. Tell us about a time you or someone you know said something that they immediately regretted.
One time at school, my friends and I were waiting outside our science class. On the walls they had the typical display boards every school has – lots of school photos and pictures from science trips. There was a photo of one particular girl who was very pretty but slightly on the large side. One of my friends looked at that photo and told my other friend that she looked like the girl in the photo. It was very sudden. The friend who had been complimented screamed a sarcastic “Thanks a lot!”, burst into tears and ran halfway down the corridor. My other friend was shocked. She walked down the corridor, told her she had meant it as a compliment and hugged her. Then it was all over, and we walked into our biology lesson!