Wednesday, October 26, 2005

The oll "why do ya blog?" question





I’ve always been kind of a private person. I don’t befriend people easily. Although people always seem to just wanna confine in me and tell me their whole life stories like I’m their best friend soon after meeting me!, yet I don’t open up easily. To me, it takes time to open up, I must first make sure of one’s openness and discreteness before I talk. I am not picky or anything, but one thing I cannot take … judgmental people! Being an analytical philosophical observer that believes everything in this world is “relative”, and thus is subject to further interpretation and speculation (nisbe) I need a non-judgmental listener.

Having said that, I must also add that six years ago I –out of a sudden- found myself friend-less… my true friends… the close ones I could talk to, reach out for in time of need, and share feelings of happiness and sadness with were no more. Some moved to far away countries never to come back again, some chose the no coming back turn from friends to lovers, some went religious (Saudi style! Which doesn’t tolerate speculators like me), some … etc.

I do have friends now, but they are what I’d categorize as semi-friends .. They could never fully get me or feel me… nor could they rely on me as a friend… they are –all- decades older than me, they worry about their grandchildren while I’m a twenty-something single gal with worries like “does true love really exist?” or “when is it time to get physical with a new lover?” , they work hard to pay their debts while I work too but my daddy still pays for my vacations/cars/…...

In conclusion, and to answer the question every blogger eventually must ask himself; I blog because my blog is my friend.
I just hope that this friend isn’t one of those semi-friends that never fully get me ;-)

Posted by SaudiEve at 11:09 PM

4 Comments

  1. Blogger Hussam posted at 2:24 PM, October 28, 2005  
    it's scary thought...
    I blog because I enjoy it...
    and when you think I'm alone... I'm not...
    I'm with myself
    peroid!.

    nice writing though..
  2. Blogger SaudiEve posted at 6:41 PM, October 29, 2005  
    thank you "Hussam"
  3. Blogger Tarek posted at 1:04 AM, November 03, 2005  
    I blog, because sometimes I feel I have things to say out loud, but most of the time they are not personal stuff as I dun feel like sharing personal stuff with anyone.
  4. Blogger ButterFly posted at 3:03 PM, August 14, 2007  
    I am in love with your posts I can so relate to them I only found out about them a couple of days ago and I am addicted.I totally relate coming from the same back ground. I wanted you to know that I hope we can be friends I would be honoured, you will find a freind in me.

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