I’ve always thought this expression applied only to gambling, specifically poker. But I guess if I think about it, it can apply to anything that happens in life.
Let’s say you have a good friend and you trust him or her, you hold ’em. If a good friend becomes an annoyance, then you fold ’em.
If you have stocks that are earning you money, you hold ’em. Not earning you any dividends, fold ’em.
You have a job that you really like and you’re happy with it, hold ’em. Hate your job and wish you’d get fired, so you can get unemployment while looking for a job, fold ’em.
You’re reading a book you can’t put down, hold ’em. A book you’re reading is absolutely awful, you fold ’em.
The place you’re living in is a really nice place, and the thought of moving makes you unhappy, hold ’em. If it’s a place that you absolutely hate, as I do this place I live in, fold ’em.
So I guess I just learned a new way of using the expression “when to hold ’em, and when to fold ’em”. I’ve always liked this expression, and maybe I can use it in other blogs I write. The expression has many useful meanings. It can describe the yin and yang of life. Who would have thought…?
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