Monthly Archives: April 2014

Why do we care so much about what others think?

Why do we care so much about what others think? Why do we have such a high need for approval? Why do rejection or mean words cause us so much pain?

I’m seeking to answer this for myself. While in the process of creating this blog, I became terrified. I don’t typically like to bring attention to myself. I’m very introverted and private. I don’t typically like others to know what I’m thinking. I’m afraid of what they’ll think of me. I’m afraid to create and maintain this blog because I’m afraid that other people might not approve of what I have to say, or that they might make fun of me.
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Quick Opinion on Gun Control After a Stabbing

I’m going to try to keep this short because I could go on and on all day about it, but that won’t accomplish anything.

Recently there was a stabbing at a high school in Pennsylvania. The boy wielded two kitchen knives and injured 22 people, including an armed security guard. This tragedy could have been much worse had the boy had a gun. We’d have god knows how many dead kids on our hands instead of 20 some injured ones.
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