Happy Wednesday everyone! It's been a while since I've shared some of my writings from this writing prompt book. I'm really liking it. I highly recommend it. :) There is a 500 one that I bought for my friend...seems a little much for me...hard enough to do these 300.
1) Name one thing you lied to yourself about. Why did you do this?
Being human can really be a bummer. Sometimes lying to oneself is the only way to survive this crazy world and being a stinky human. Like everyone else I have lied to myself. The most recent example I have to share is about a job I really wanted. I did the interview and I was utterly convinced that I would get it. Even with some of the hints and long lull of waiting, I lied to myself that I was the one. I was the chosen one for the perfect job. Why did I lie? I blame the manager because she promised I was a shoe-in. Alas, I have not heard a word. It is to be assumed that I was not shoe-in the manager and myself promised I was.
2) What did you get into trouble for the most when you were a kid?
When I was a kid I got in trouble for lying. I hated disappointing or upsetting people. I especially loathed getting in trouble. Lying, of course, would make it worse if I was caught.
3) Do you prefer taking risks or having a safety net?
I prefer a safety net. As much as I wish I was a risky girl, I am not. I blame my parents. They raised me to think and plan.
It's easy to lie to ourselves
Bad Carole, lying, *shakes head*
Melliane, it really is
I lie to myself constantly. "I am young, I am pretty, my dog is still a puppy, everything will be fine..." ;p
Ana, I feel ya. Especially with the "everything will be fine". LOL.
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