The author faces the dilemma of revealing personal information in her online writings which many readers could find relate-able in contrast to her ex’s request “Don’t write about me” as an online writer her career is dependent on her ability to extrapolate her thoughts and feelings and share them with the world.
- The author is not afraid to over share and use personal events in their blog
- Sadness and others sadness is something that people can understand and relate
- That you shouldn’t censor or sanitize your life when you speak to people
“The audience wants to feel understood. They want to feel better about their own pain, so they go searching for those who share. Or those who have it worse.”