Lastly, a character I admire from my new favorite show Weeds is the main protagonist, Nancy. She’s unbelievably great in this series. Anyway, I love her character in that she is very frank with how she feels or what she wants or doesn’t want. She doesn’t agree to something unless she absolutely wants it or has to do it. She isn’t afraid to say no. I think the word no is the most important word in the english vocabulary. K and I were talking about a common associate we have who is a real douche bag. What makes him so you ask? His back-stabbing and two-facing and schmoozing. Nobody wants a person who says what other people want to hear, then backs out or is inconsistent.
I know sometimes I’m like that. I’ve said this before: I’m a people pleaser and don’t like letting people down. But the reality is it’s better to not commit to things you know you won’t do or don’t want to do. Sometimes I’ll agree to do something as trivial as watching a movie with friends that I don’t want to watch. I always love hanging out with friends. But sometimes there is just something else I’d rather do. But instead of doing that, I end up watching the movie or whatever other activity it could be. Then I end up feeling disappointed or regretting my decision when it was my own damn fault.
As always, my advice is meant for myself solely, but I post it for your opinions and whitty, comical insults. Write on!