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Character

Last week I got together with a couple of , LuckyGirl and JackfromBrooklyn, and since we all happen to be dating/relationship bloggers we talked a bit about relationship stuff.  One of the really smart things that came up in that conversation was that it was important to know and be able to tell the difference between charisma and . I will admit, right now, to not always being able to tell the difference.  To being taken in by guys with oodles of charisma and not realizing til months down the road that there was no character to back that up.  It’s something I’m working on.

Anyway, I was just reminded of this conversation by the very smart Cereal Daters, and just felt like sharing.

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  1. Skye Blue says:

    That quote is amazing. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Fishy says:

    Love this quote. And I wish I lived in NYC so I could be part of your dating bloggers’ gang.

  3. You’re not alone. Charismatic character lacking guys are a dime a dozen. But in the end their true colors always show.

  4. jackie says:

    We do tend to have the bestest conversations. And yea; it’s hard to tell the difference but everyone shows their ass sooner or later.

    <3 ya
    @jax

    ps. fishy when you find your way to this side of the pond you can crash w/me in bkln ,-)

  5. Great quote – and great character trait by which to live! Thanks for the reminder.

  6. Simone, just dropping by to say hi. I’ve been remiss in keeping up with my blogger friends and what’s going on in their lives. Hope all is well with you.

  7. Simone Grant says:

    Always happy to share :-)

  8. Dazediva says:

    “Many have charisma, and lack character. Those with character may lack charisma, but they know how to keep you around :P

    I got inspired to write that one out heheh In such a dog-eat-dog world, the majority of us ooze & schmooze charisma like no tomorrow but at some point, once you get to really learn about the person – it may be disappointing to find that they absolutely lack any character of their own as they have been too busy creating various characters of themselves taken from others.

    “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln