At Between Carpools, our mission is to host a positive and helpful online resource and community for all our readers. We aim to provide these by presenting topics, suggestions and advice in a variety of subjects.
Sometimes these topics or suggestions are not relevant to every one of our readers. Sometimes they’re only of interest to a small minority. But we like to think that most of our content has universal appeal to our audience.
We appreciate feedback from all of you. We love to engage and hear what you’re thinking. But we do ask that you do so with consideration and compassion. And the vast majority of the feedback we get is positive and, when necessary, constructively critical.
Recently, there was a post contributed by a guest author. Over the few hours it was up, there were a lot of comments. Although many voiced their concerns in a respectful way, a few comments could only be described as mean and spiteful. To protect the feelings of the guest author, we took down the post, but we were left with the belief that this needed to be addressed.
Dear readers – please remember that there are real live people behind the content you read. They have feelings. If you don’t agree with something posted, or simply don’t like it, send us a message. Email us. Send a DM on social media. Write a respectful comment that expresses your opinion without bashing someone else’s. Or simply scroll by. But don’t criticize or make fun of this real person who has real feelings. Treat us and our guests with the respect you yourself would like to receive.