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See here's the thing. I have this blog.
It's kind of a big deal in my life, even if I play it off.
but, nobody really knows about it
I've got a Facebook page, I promote my posts on my instagram every once in a while, so I'm sure people have seen and heard about it, but I'm still extremely shy.
I've never known who to tell or what to say about this little blog. I've never expected anyone to care. I've always expected other people to see it as a waste of time, something to check out once, and something to consider me self-centered for.
But maybe, just maybe, if I were to "come out" I'd have support. I'd have someone cheering me on. The friends that I regularly feature could almost care less. Sometimes they offer insight or inspiration, but they aren't bloggers, so they don't really get it.
I've always been worried that I'd get yelled at for this or something. Like blogging had to be a secret, I had to keep hushed about it, or else I'd never be able to say what I wanted.
But does that make sense? This isn't a hate blog. This isn't a blog about the bad decisions I make or the terrible things I do. I don't post pictures of mutilated animals or anything like that, so why should I be ashamed?
Maybe because I've always been an extremely private person. Which seems to contradict itself because I post about my life online. But I don't post every second. I keep my personal life at a distance from the blog most of the time.
I really don't know. Maybe it's more of a big deal than I think it is. Maybe if I were to tell my friends and family about this blog, I'd be happier about it.
There's nothing worse than the fear of the unknown, I suppose.
How did you "come out" to your friends and family?
What would you do in this situation?