This is a blog I have created for me to put in small, random details of the one I am praying for. I hope someday, I will be reviewing this blog and wrap up with a post that says that he became an answered prayer.♥
I almost puked when I read this in a blog I kept just last year. For the people who know me very well, I am a person who easily gives in to emotions. This characteristic leads me into doing some weird things, like, yes, dedicating an entire weblog for a person who doesn’t even know who that I like him.
I give you permission to laugh all you want, people. 🙂
I know that this phenomenon of shouting feelings out loud in the cyberworld is something that other people also do. Being a part of the emotional blogging community, I can give you some reasons.
1. Sometimes, when feelings overtake you, you just want to scream it out loud. It’s a human need to let feelings out. Blogs satisfy that need and becomes your outlet, and it does not necessarily mean that you have to tell it to another person. It’s like shouting your secret to the entire blogosphere and not caring about who gets to read it. However, this has a downside: People may read the blog post and assume things, so be careful about the things you put in it. Try to avoid dropping names or other people’s identity. A blog post can do as much as to destroy one’s reputation.
2. Blogging can make someone a poet. Admit it, when you are overtaken by emotions, you become a very good speaker (or writer, for that matter). You become fluent in English. You use profound words for ‘hate’ (e.g.: abhor, loathe, etc.) and ‘love’ (adore, worship, etc.). Since humans have an innate desire to feel superior (or feel like a celebrity), one may enjoy the comments that a carefully written love poem may gather, like: “You’re amazing, can you make one for me that I can give to my boyfriend?” Or something like that.
3. Blogging can be used to let people know what you are up to. It serves as a ‘group message’ telling everyone that you cannot come to the get-together party because you are busy with academic work, or that you really enjoyed training for a dance number last night, which is the reason why you haven’t replied to their text messages. It’s convenient, and it records what’s what with your life, whether it be a milestone or not.
4. It’s something to laugh about in the future. I have made six blogs in my entire lifetime and they have become like an online diary. However, I only maintain and keep one for personal use (no, not the one ‘created for me to put in small, random details of the one I am praying for’), and this communication blog. Since my personal blog has been up since I was in freshman year, I have written a lot in it: from angst-ridden posts of not passing Math 11, to David Archuleta fandom, to the pressures of academic life, to that aspect of life called love (which, seriously, I never really had :D).
Sometimes I look back on how much I have grown up, how I managed to deal with a situation, and how much my grammar improved (yay!). Everytime I do so, a freakingly amazed smile spreads across my face.
5. Deleting it is as easy as creating it. When you feel like you don’t want to keep record of sappy love notes written during the past relationship or your everyday happenings anymore, you can just hit ‘delete blog’, and everything will be gone (or at least you thought. hahaha).
Blogging can be an awesome experience. It provides an outlet for emotions and creative juices for everyone. I hope newbies in the blogging world (*ehem* some batchmates *ehem*) will have a good experience out of blogging as well.
As for you, Blog, I hope you won’t get tired of my rants/angst/cheesiness anytime soon. 😉