Rory at A Guy Called Bloke is asking the questions again. These are really thought provoking. I figured since I’m past due for a post and since my thoughts are jumping around, I might as well see what my fingers types out.
The use of the word Stranger made me think of this:
Now, the questions:
Who are you closest to that you can entrust your deepest concerns with?
My daughters are the people I talk to about most things. Each of them for different things.
Older daughter is for day to day life stuff like money, household things, Ben’s daily care, those sort of things. Since she’s a nurse, I also talk to her about all my medical stuff. She’s the one who will help me die with dignity if it comes to that.
Younger daughter is who I talk to about philosophical things. I talk to her about my feelings and lack of alone time. She’s also the one who appreciates the arts and nature like I do.
When both my daughters are making me crazy, I ‘talk’ to a few of my blog friends. We’ve built up friendships away from the blogs that are every bit as ‘real’ and treasured as any friendships I’ve had outside the cyberspace.
How likely are you to discuss a confidence with someone other than a friend, a loved one, a companion or indeed family?
I dont discuss secrets with anyone, mine or other people’s. I used to be more trusting but I got burned too many times.
Who are you likely to talk to – stranger wise – when you need to tell someone – ‘something?’
I can’t imagine needing to tell something to a stranger. Anything I need to tell someone, I can tell any of my friends or my daughters without fear of judgement.
If I had good news I just had to share, like winning the lottery or something, I’d tell everyone I met. Of course you gotta actually play to win, and I’m a hermit so I don’t see many people.
If you were to confide in a stranger – what would be the reason to do so?
The only scenario I can imagine would be like a spy movie kind of thing. Like a code or location of an object that must not be lost and my life was in danger.
Or maybe if I’d been in an accident, I’d tell a stranger my daughters’ names and phone numbers to contact them if I wasn’t able to.
How about you? Would you share a secret with a stranger? Who is your confidant?
(featured image is something I downloaded in 2017. I don’t know who to credit)