I guess you could call me naive, because I am although I hate to admit it. I don’t see bad in people until they do something to make me think otherwise. I don’t think people talk crap about me if I did something to piss them off, I don’t think that Paris Hilton does cocaine (granted what I’ve heard from various sources); I don’t believe a lot of things because I see the good in people. And naturally, I don’t think this is a bad thing.
However, sometimes I wish I would be a little more realistic. Not everyone is going to like me. I guess what I’m learning is that sometimes you’re going to meet people who won’t like you from the get-go, and it doesn’t matter if you’re nice to them or not. Heck, it doesn’t matter if you never even met them, they can dislike you and pick you a part for no reason at all.
Today, while doing my blog statistics, I ran across a link to my blog posted on a LiveJournal site. I don’t have a LiveJournal and wanted to know who was directing people to my blog from their site so I could thank them and I found a post where I was being made fun of for some of the things I had said. I’m know one commenter from elementary and middle school and the other two might have been an acquaintance although I’m not positive.
Because of what I stated in my opening paragraph, at first I thought it was a supportive post, advising people to read my blog because it’s funny and they enjoyed it. Instead, I found that it was a thread where people could post things I said, I’m supposing because they felt they were idiotic, and laugh about it.
I don’t think this is a Pulitzer Prize winner of a blog. I do it for myself. Who knows what will happen with it. But I have to say that the outpour of people whom I barely know, to random strangers, to close friends who have commended me has been outstanding. I’ve gotten e-mails and even job opportunities because of this little horse and pony blog! Isn’t that crazy? It makes me so happy to know that people are continuing to read my blog because they want to.
While at first I was upset to read those comments from people who really don’t know me at all, I am flattered that they would waste their breath to put out negative energy about me, or really anyone at all. It takes a lot of effort to put-down others. However, while their comments may not be ideal, they are generating traffic to my blog and I have to thank them for that! Also, I’ve learned to deal with situations like this: when I catch people badmouthing or picking-apart others, I instantly recognize that they must be insanely insecure with something in their life.
Thanks for the support! Eagles Fight Never Dies, right?