Turn on thread page Beta
    • #1
    • Thread Starter

    Please keep anon because I'm describing a girl who goes on here and how embarrassing would it be if she knew I wrote this about her haha.

    There is this girl I know who is just so authentic and confident and I really admire that. She attracts loads of people to her (guys and girls) and she's just captivating. Even the teacher will spend lots of time talking to her compared to other students and she is just really popular with people. As soon as she talks to someone they instantly like her.

    It sounds creepy but I've been trying to think why she's so popular because it's something I think we'd all like to be like. I've realised that she is just authentically herself and it's such a rare thing that when people come across her they're hooked. (I mean her personality has sparked this thread fgs haha).

    How do I be authentic and my true self when I'm quite shy? It just seems so free and easy for her as she doesn't worry about what people think or anything. There's no awkward small talk because she'll go straight into treating you like a friend already.

    There's a reason she stands out, it's because not many people are like that. Not many people can be like that.

    I think you've got to be really sure of yourself, not in a stuck up way, but so you're not self-conscious. And you can't be authentic by trying to be authentic.

    it sounds like she's got confidence more so that being authenticity to me. just being yourself and not changing is the only real way to be authentic
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: March 29, 2013
The home of Results and Clearing


people online now


students helped last year
A-level students - how do you feel about your results?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.