Fake It ‘Til You Make It

GETTING OUT OF GRIEF ISN’T EASY…YA GOTTA WORK AT IT!!!!

This Is Life.

After my dad passed away, I had a really hard time having conversations with friends and family about “stupid things”. The Dancing with the Stars gossip. The babble about cute boys that you never actually get the nerve to talk to. The daydreams about meeting celebrity crushes that almost never come true (I say almost because I’ve still got hope that I will one day meet mine. Harry Styles, I hope you’re reading this.)

These silly conversations help relationships last. Because if the only things we ever talked about were serious, deep, and existential subjects, our relationships would not only be seriously depressing, but also very short. Because no one wants to hang out with a person that can’t enjoy the fluff of life.

And I had become that person. Sure, I listened to friends and family talk about the “stupid things” but while they talked, I barely listened. I…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

2 thoughts on “Fake It ‘Til You Make It

  1. words4jp

    I have faked it till I could make it. For me it has worked to some extent. But then it has become in many situations throughout my life a mask – which becomes real – a real mask – not the reality under it. Or shall I say the mask becomes the reality when in fact the reality is not this at all.

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