Other people’s mirrors

27 Oct

You know how you go along in life, seeing yourself as you see yourself, thinking the world sees you the same way? Then with a random comment, a friend shows you how they see you, and it’s totally different? That happened to me yesterday.

I had dinner with my friend MH yesterday. We were talking about books and movies, and suddenly she says to me, “You’re such a well-rounded person. That’s so cool.”


I’m not sure exactly what she meant, and I wish I had asked her. I don’t considered myself well-rounded, but I guess she does. And it really made me stop and think…maybe I am?

4 Responses to “Other people’s mirrors”

  1. Marsha October 28, 2012 at 8:29 am #

    Fascinating. My husband and I chose each other based on exactly this. I like myself when I look through the mirror of his eyes. And vice versa. Sometimes we show each other less appealing bits, but always with respect and kindness.

    • The Reinvented Lass October 28, 2012 at 8:12 pm #

      Oh that’s good. Now that you mention it, I think it’s key in a good relationship to have that.


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