“The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.”
Maya Angelou

This lesson is a hard lesson to learn. People tend to show you over and over again, but we make excuses for them and hope that they will become what you hope they can be.

True colors.

We need to watch and listen to what people do. It would save us all a lot of time and heartache. However, there are people out there that come in our lives who are real and want the best for us. I am so lucky to have found some of those people. I may still have trouble with that lesson, but I think that’s because of how I treat people. I treat everyone the best I know how to and while my best may not be good enough I still try.

I know it is insane to expect people to treat me the way I treat them, but hopefully I can learn to not be fooled. I

Reaction.

Now because I hate fighting I tend to be passive aggressive. Today I was fortunate enough to get some pretty amazing advice from one of my best friends and my boyfriend because of their advice I didn’t become passive aggressive. Instead, I took a breath and stepped back and thought about if I really need the drama or the people that caused it. While, I’m not going to just dump off friends I do think it will help me in future situations. I know what to expect and I know to not give them as much as I do.

Smile.

Today I am smiling because I have found amazing people who give amazing advice.

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