Wednesday, July 6, 2011
I have run into the same problem I have every time I try to write. I feel like what I have to say isn't important. This is the main reason I don't keep a journal. I feel like no one will ever want to read about my boring life. I have plenty of things to say, I just don't think they are important. I've been told to try writing like no one will ever read it, but that doesn't always work for me. I'm always embarrassed when I write in a journal. Sometimes when I read back through them, I rip pages out because I'm so embarrassed by what I wrote. I know I shouldn't do that, but I don't want my posterity to see it. I know I should keep a journal, and I want to, but I just can't ever get myself to do it. I think that is one of the reason I wanted to start blogging. Somehow it gives me freedom I don't find in a journal. That may sound backwards to some people, because in a journal I can be more personal and detailed, but that always embarrasses me. At least through my blog, I am learning to write some experiences down rather than not writing at all. This is a good step for me. I am learning to be more comfortable in writing, and also learning not to care what people will think. I am who I am, and I hope someday I will be able to write a journal without being embarrassed by myself.