Wisdom from the Great Gatsby: Accept Yourself and Cut through the Melodrama

Great Gatsby Redux: This is my favorite blog post of 2013 because it reminds me to be honest with myself. Here’s to hoping you make peace with yourself and embrace who you are as we bid adieu to the past and set course for the New Year.


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I’m not one for melodrama. Love triangles can make for good entertainment, but they always make me a little uncomfortable. I hate watching people act careless with one another’s hearts. How could you have the audacity to hurt someone you love, or to hurt someone who loves you that you don’t love back? That’s just plain cruel.

The world isn’t as morally ambiguous as people make it out to be. Some things are right, and some things are wrong. Some people are honest, and some are not to be trusted. And as much as we may try to blame others for our problems, deep down inside, we know that we’re both the cause and the solution to everything we’re going through.

Reading the Great Gatsby for the Kate Escape Book Club has reminded me no matter…

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