Complicated

I’m really pretty much over people. Not all people, fake people. No, I’m not going to go off on a tangent like our so-called President Trump just because someone said something mean about me. I’m talking about people pretending to be who they aren’t and spinning stories to get someone to feel a certain way toward them. I’m talking about people who are genuinely pretending to be who they aren’t. I’m talking about people with so much negative feelings about themselves that they pretend to be who other people want them to be. I’m talking about people who seem to be drawn to other people’s drama, whether it be for the juicy details of their stories or to feel like they’re coming to the rescue.

I get being in a funk in life. BELIEVE ME, I GET IT! I have been there many, many times. If you’ve read any of my previous blogs, you know I’ve been there. It’s so easy to get down on yourself at times. But it’s not up to other people to make you feel special. It’s up to you. You don’t need anyone to show you. Side note: I know I sound hypocritical. I don’t rely on other people to make me happy. I make my own happiness. I am just guilty of letting other people bring me down.

I know how easy it is to cling to someone when they are giving you the attention that you desire. But that kind of attention doesn’t last and it’s not real. Especially when one (or both) of you are pretending to be different from who you actually are.

I’m tired of the games people are playing. Tired of people who are drawn to the drama and who are falling for the lies and stories. I’ve been there and done that and I’m too old for it now. I want plain and simple. Friends who are who they say they are and act like friends. No lies, no pretending to be interested. Either you are or you aren’t, it’s that simple. I’m happy where I am at the moment and I don’t need pretenders screwing with that.

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2 thoughts on “Complicated

  1. bad301 says:

    You know I have issues with people as well and share a lot of your viewpoints on this one. However, have you ever people watched? It is so comical. I mean sit down at your local mall for about 10 minutes and watch everyone around you. You will end up laughing with all the people doing stupid things around you. Also, it sounds like you have already accepted that the only person that matters to you is YOU! Keep that attitude up. I look forward to following your blog and your story. -Bruce

    • Thanks! And yes, I actually love to people watch! I did that a lot at a former job; I don’t think people knew how much I actually knew about them (or what I knew about them). I probably could’ve caused a lot of trouble for some people if I ever wanted to.

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