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My dear friend, we’ve enjoyed precious moments together. We had one great friendship that made many envious of it. People always tried to warn me, and I thought they were judging you without really knowing you. Something made you special, something made you stand out of the crowd to be my true special friend. You had a great personality: responsible, funny, wise, loving, caring, spontaneous, crazy, and very crazy. Your priorities were different. Oh, you may be wondering if I mean that you’ve changed. Well, yes, you have. And you’ve changed a lot. Or if you believe that you haven’t changed, then it means one thing: your personality that I loved and cherished was not real. Was it a disguise to win my friendship??? Really am not sure. Were you playing a certain role? Or did you really change? Whatever the case was, I would certainly love to see you back in the personality that best suits you, the one you had when we enjoyed a close friendship.

If you don’t cherish our precious moments, never mind. But I wish you choose the right track for you life. Don’t go running without a clear direction. Really, my dear friend, I would love to see you achieving your goals and succeeding in life. But, again I say, choose the right track.

As my mom says about social networks “metel ka2ano we2ef 3ala el sate7 w 3am ysarekh la ahel el 7ara w ykhaberoun shou sar ma3o” and that’s true. Why? Keep in mind that there is no manual with strict rules about what to post online and what not, it all depends on you and your wish to keep stuff private or not. Now let’s go back to the “7ara” part. As in any neighborhood, there is the closest and friendliest neighbor and there is the most annoying neighbor; so is the case with our online list of friends, followers, and circles. Those lists contain people we know from school, university, work, the “ex”, even people we might not know personally, relatives, etc. So, technically, no one stands on the roof top of his house and shouts his news and updates, then why do we do that online?

Let’s elaborate more. Would any girl put her picture in swimsuit on the roof top of her house? elmante2 bi2oul la2. Then why does she post it on her profile, where most of the people don’t care about her activities? Or, if someone is in a relationship, would they shout and scream in their neighborhood telling everyone that they are in a relationship? also elmante2 bi2oul la2. Then why that status keeps changing or your profile, when your “friends” really don’t care?

Or let’s say you’re out with your friends and your parents call you to ask where you are, and check on you; whether you tell them or not, you turn to  your friends and complain about your parents intruding your privacy; but you check in on foursquare and don’t care about privacy.

If you had a shower, would you call all your friends and tell them? Is showering an accomplishment? Or is it something you rarely do? Then why tweet it?

But, to me, the most irritating online behavior is “tobyeed el tanajer”. “yiii shou helou festanik w lebe2lik ktir” says a girl to another, but in fact she’s so envious la daraje enou farjet el soura lal kel yalli 7awalaye w 2eletloun “bisharafkoun sheyfeen ashna3, w mfakra 7ala shi”. Layki ya “7abibte” fike mata3mele comment, mannik majboura, tsarafy ka2anik mashefti hal post w bala matetzeke. 3anjad enou “tobyeed el tanajer” ktir zeyed hal iyem, khasatan laman nkoun mna3ref enou A mesh ktir metfe2 ma3 B bel 7ayet el tabi3iye, bas byetghazalou bi ba3doun edem el jameheer.

Another irritating online behavior is the double personalities people have, i.e. online they show as someone, and in real life they are someone else. Some show as very smart when they post something online, but in real life they are not that smart. Anyway, after all they had time to google before tweeting, posting or replying. Another group of people are those who we know really well, you know their standards, their likes and dislikes; but all of those disappear when they are online. For example, and this is a real example of someone I know, someone who never curses, but brags online about watching an uncensored movie kalimetou men el zenar w nezil.

Am sure there are so many other examples/situations. Please share them.

 

You have to make a decision concerning a certain subject. You thought about everything, evaluated your choices and made up your mind. The result? You’re either happy and satisfied, or made the wrong decision and paying  a high price for that.

But let’s say you made the right decision, and you’re 100% sure that it’s the right thing to do. Your hard work is paying off; and you start cultivating the fruits of your choice. You’re happy and working hard to stay on the same track and make things better by the minute. You seem to be very close to fulfilling your dreams, when suddenly and unexpectedly you find yourself back on level zero. Level zero means: weigh your options and evaluate them. You’re back to decision-making just when you thought you’re done with that.

C’est la vie, I guess.


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