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It is utterly impossible for me to be fake

It is utterly impossible for me to be fake

It is utterly impossible for me to be fake. I’ve tried. When I was much, much younger. I adapted to fit into whatever group I was hanging out with, but I really didn’t “fit.” I quickly realized what fake was and decided I just couldn’t do it. I think it kind of secluded me, or maybe that’s just my personality. I don’t surround myself with a lot of people. Genuine is my thing. I am genuine, therefore I require genuine. Close friends are what I treasure. TheHubs has taught me, over the years, how to be confident in myself, how not to care so much about how other people see me. It’s hard. But the older I get, the less I stress over it. So, I am who I am. If you don’t like me, oh well. This is me. I’m kind, loving, and honest. I’m happy with who I am.


  1. Ping from Ida Chiavaro:

    Hi Lady Jai, as usual I had have visited you every day – your posts are always great… reminds of something else I saw today… “don’t change so other people like you, just be yourself and the right people will love you for who you are – Unless your an a$$hole – then you should change” 🙂 Hope your month was awesome

  2. Ping from Patricia Lynne:

    Not faking it is an awesome way to approach life (even if you feel a little isolated.) It means your friends are true friends because they know you.

  3. Ping from Arlee Bird:

    I like that attitude. A person who is genuine is more trustworthy and likeable. I might put on some airs if I’m in a business or social environment where I’m not thrilled to be, but I wouldn’t say I was dishonest necessarily, but civil as one should expect. With friends and family they get me as I am.

    Arlee Bird recently posted…Up To His Old Tricks #atozchallengeMy Profile

  4. Ping from Miss Andi:

    I think it’s a great trait to have, one, that takes a lot of time to master for most of us. It’s really lucky that you’ve always had it. I’m sure you always will.
    Miss Andi recently posted…Discover the uncharted territory withinMy Profile

  5. Ping from Fida:

    I’m learning too! Thanks for the reminder/motivation!
    Fida recently posted…U is for UniverseMy Profile

  6. Ping from Lady Lilith:

    I agree. We all have to be true to ourselves. If we are not, then we are all fakers.

  7. Ping from Elsie Amata:

    I’d rather be friends with someone who is genuine than someone who is fake any day of the week. Go You!

    AJ’s wHooligan in the A-Z Challenge

  8. Ping from Brandon Ax:

    Best to be who you are. There may be people who don’t like it, but better to weed them out early.
    Brandon Ax recently posted…U is for…My Profile

  9. Ping from Nana Prah:

    I’m nodding and smiling because the real you is better than any fake you, you could ever be. Congratulations on showing yourself.
    Nana Prah
    Nana Prah recently posted…U is for Ubuntu #atozchallengeMy Profile

  10. Ping from Keith Channing:

    Sounds good to me.
    Keith Channing recently posted…Some places I have lived or visited – UlsterMy Profile

  11. Ping from Damyanti:

    I’m loving your theme for the AZ, and loving getting to know you, pic by pic. Miss you on my blogs!
    Damyanti recently posted…#AtoZchallenge #flashfiction: U for Uncharted worldsMy Profile

  12. Ping from Fil:

    Great theme for the A to Z Jai – thank you so much for visiting my place – much appreciated.
    Fil recently posted…U is for Ulster and updating and unpickingMy Profile

  13. Ping from Angela Brown:

    It’s beautiful that you remain true to who you are. Fake just isn’t lasting, afterall.
    Angela Brown recently posted…Diverse Pages GiveawayMy Profile

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