Monday, January 19, 2015


People unfold. True character shows itself in time. Loving yourself is about protecting yourself from people who are self-absorbed and toxic... and about surrounding yourself with healthy people and reciprocal relationships. Don't mistake a good personality for character. Just because someone volunteers, serves, gives to the poor, looks like a star, drives a nice car, dresses snazzy--doesn't mean they have what it takes to relate with you in a healthy way. You've got to give people time to show you who they are, especially those who are good at hiding behind masks of perfection. heart emoticon Jenna

Here's a great article to that effect by the insightful Natalie Lue at Baggage Claim