Monday, July 2, 2012

Just Act Normal

Once upon a time I was set up on a blind date, and for some reason I was really nervous. I asked my friend Elizabeth for advice on what to do and how to act.

"Just be yourself," she said.

Then she looked at me with a thoughtful expression on her face and said, "Actually, don't be yourself. Just act normal."

In the end, it didn't matter how I acted, because the guy was about as exciting as a stick, but I thought that was still good advice. I've found it best to reveal my true "me" to others in doses, not all at once--otherwise, I can be a bit overwhelming.


elegyrl said...

you overwhelming? I don't think so! :-)

Betty Edit said...

You're my twin, elegyrl. You don't count. Besides, you could potentially be a bit overwhelming yourself, especially for people who aren't used to falling into holes on the beach... ;o)