Day 65: if you ever thought this blog may be mildly schizophrenic there is a reason

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August 15, 2011 by bluerosegirl08

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Do you blog anonymously or do you blog as “yourself” and why?

Prompt found at The Daily Post here on WordPress.

When I first started this blog I didn’t use my given name, depending on the subject I may use my name and I may not.  My initial reason for not using my name was simple: I didn’t want anybody I knew in “real-life” to stumble on the blog uninvited and know that I said things which they might very well disagree with and therefore start a not necessarily nice debate. I have noticed something however, the longer I write the less concerned I am  about people who disagree with my viewpoint.  I have decided this year to be who I am and make no apologies.  I will not  deliberately incite unrest, I am not a verbal anarchist but neither shall I remain silent when I think something is important.I welcome debate, but not mudslinging, world politics has too much of that already, “blog politics” doesn’t need it.  I leave you with this: my name is Rachel, those of you who  know my last name probably are at least personally acquainted with me, those of you who don’t will not find it here.  Either way know that I sincerely appreciate anyone who reads this blog, if you have read it for very long at all you probably realize that I have self-esteem issues at the best of times, the fact that people read even if they don’t comment assures me that I’m not screaming into a black hole with no one to hear.

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3 thoughts on “Day 65: if you ever thought this blog may be mildly schizophrenic there is a reason

  1. Maggie says:

    I used to be really paranoid about people I know in real life finding my blog, but now I don’t care. The worst they can do is leave a nasty comment… and then I can delete that comment. :)

  2. bluerosegirl08 says:

    exactly

  3. Team Oyeniyi says:

    Good for you! I’ve always written as myself. I had something to say and I wasn’t going to hide about it.

    Mind you, I did have the same concerns as you and Maggie, specifically about co-workers. I am the type who likes to keep my private and professional lives apart. But I just put that concern to one side and went “real” anyway!

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28-year-old blogger living with a disability. Moved to Colorado just before Thanksgiving by way of Ohio and before that Tennessee. I live with my boyfriend and girlfriend, two cats and a Golden Retriever service dog. This blog contains my opinions on various subjects, feel free to comment and agree or disagree all I ask is that you keep it civil.
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