She is always ready with a smile for the strangers she meets. For the most part, ready with a kind word or a nod of the head when listening to a story unfold. She is not afraid to ask people how their day was, hoping that they will not mask their joy or pain with an ‘it was fine’. She is ready for more depth than that. She is aware that this scares people. That people are not comfortable with someone who seems so comfortable with their self in the way that she is. She is aware that she is not everyone’s cup of tea but this does not deter her from being herself. She is that woman.
She is the one that will ask a friend for an ear if she needs to vent. She is aware you cannot always happy. That there are storm clouds in her thoughts. That sometimes life is unfair and doesn’t seem to give her what she wants. She is excepting of the challenges that present themselves; the curves balls of life. The loss of a job. Making difficult decisions for her children’s well-being. She is sensible enough to know that sometimes she will have to release her hold on a situation even though it’s the hardest thing she will ever do. She is that woman.
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