Kill 'em With Kindness

Reasons to Act Kind

I was first thinking about putting this article in Acting & Poetics, because this post is all about acting... Acting like you don't care what other people say or think. Acting like you're not angry. But please don't act too sweet, otherwise you will become a fake person. Fake it a little, but not too much, you need to stay true to yourself.

#1 Less Problems

I experienced that when you show your true feelings and thoughts people misunderstand your words and make up a whole new story. I had always problems with fake people, I don't like fake. I always say what I think and some people don't appreciate that. If you say what you think, some people start to say that you're an agressive person and that you are angry all the time... So a little acting never killed nobody. Act kind and people won't do those things anymore.

#2 You'll Still Satisfy Yourself

Shouting out your feelings and thoughts can really satisfy you, most of the time you feel better after saying what you think. But sometimes acting kind can also satisfy you. You will act kind, but on the inside you know that you're acting and secretly you're laughing them out. This sounds so bad, but it can really help for people that get bullied, it's an alternative for yelling or crying. It can also make you more confident. Just put up your head, go straight to them and act kind. They will get confused, that's okay, that's the meaning of it all. They will get confused and because of that they will not say those things to you. (This is sadly not in every case)

#3 Care Less

Acting is not all that matters. You should not only act like you don't care, you should really care less. I know that's hard when you're a sensitive person. But I have learned to care less by acting that I care less and when you actually start to care less, you will hold your thoughts to yourself. You will still know the truth and what you think about some persons and thing. But this means not that you can never say what you're think! Just know that in some situations it's not always proper to say what you think, because the truth can hurt.


This world is getting so fake, the easiest way to survive is acting. I think the most important is that you stay true to yourself, but know that acting kind can prevent some problems. Selena Gomez inspired me for  this post!

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Comments: 6
  • #1

    Claire (Friday, 05 August 2016 13:09)

    I never trust people who are too nice or too happy. I always think there is something bubbling up under the surface that they are trying to hide. thanks for this post.

  • #2

    Alexandra (Friday, 05 August 2016 14:05)

    Great post. Can totally relate to everything you said.

  • #3

    Faman (Saturday, 06 August 2016 09:24)

    @Claire: I totally understand, but if you respond to their behaviour it can cause problems. So the best thing to do is act a little (not too) nice, even if you don't feel comfortable with it or just ignore them... That's the easiest way. Thanks for your comment! You too @Alexandra

  • #4

    Tatiana (Sunday, 07 August 2016 22:41)

    Well, I'm not a big fan of faking kindness - just be yourself! :)

  • #5

    Coral (Monday, 08 August 2016 11:36)

    People should always be kind to each other, but unfortunately that's not how the world works, I don't think you should fake it just be yourself

  • #6

    Emily Holm (Monday, 08 August 2016 21:21)

    Can totally relate to the care less paragraph! Thanks for sharing your thoughts