Well, all of my felow GAGers here must know about the anonymous feature you can choose for asking questions and posting opinions. I just wanted to give a quick share as to why I go anonymous.
1.) My number one biggest reason as to why I choose to be anonymous is because I'm insanely scared that someone I might know will be on this site, recognize me, and get offended by what I say. Truth be told, a TON of my questions (and a few of my answers hee hee) revolve around my ex boyfriend. "Why did he do ____?" "Does he want to get back together?" "He's such a douche." I can't be looking like an obssessed ex girlfriend can I? (Even though I totally was at one point.) NO. I CAN'T. I REFUSE TO. Plus, he'd totally kill me, say I betrayed his trust blah, blah, blah. But HAPPILY through the endless advice I received at GAG, I can officially declare that I am over him. And moved on ;) So now I just ask ridiculous, over analyzed questions about my new guy's behavior. (lol) But I'm always super grateful for the advice I receive. So many people on here are caring and willing to help.
2.) My second reason for being anonyous is that sometimes, hey, lemme be honest, I'll feel bitchy. Wanna make fun of someone's sweater? LET'S GO ANON. HEY. INSULTS EVERYWHERE. Rude, but true. My secret is out... I don't hate on everyone. I just don't appreciate the tone of certain people's questions. Like sometimes those "How Do I Look?" ones. "Am I pretty? I mean everyone tells me I'm the hottest girl in school...." Like bitch, you so full of yourself seriously. Ugh. I'm a meanie sometimes.
3.) My third reason as to why I go anonymous sometimes is if I'll share something personal or get really deep. I don't know why, but something inside me wants to hide that from strangers (y'all are great but still). I want to hide the pieces of me that I only show to those closest to me. I'm glad GAG gives me the option to only let certain people see inside my heart. I'll pour out a bit from my soul, but I have my fortress to keep me safe. Keep that special part of me to myself, just to the extent where no one can see the window that is myself. Maybe it's a defense mechanism? Not sure, but I like the guard I can put up.
That's pretty much it. Maybe you guys can relate or have other reasons, but maybe this was helpful to those who always want to put their face forward, and don't understand why we'd hide. But I love the anons.
PEACE AND BLESSINGS GOD BLESS