GET TO KNOW ME THROUGH MY FRIENDS

Hello Lovelies, how are we all doing? Hope well. So today’s blog post is definitely going to be an interesting one, which you can tell by the title. During these past weeks I reached out to few of my friends to write down what they really think about me, sort of a review thingy. Y’all I’ve laughed, smiled, cried small, said to myself ‘really’ and laughed again. I appreciate everyone that took out time to do this for me, and trust me I’ve picked out a few things to take note of; I think I’d definitely do a part two (2) on this. 

Anonymous 1

First of all, you should know that she’s Pisces, so that definitely says a lot about her. Benita can be loud especially when she is gisting (fun gist). She laughs a lot, can take an insult but, can give an even harder/painful insult. She’s kind if you are kind to her, she doesn’t like selfish or self invested people, and Benita believes in do unto others what you’d want to be done unto you. She is hardworking especially when she is passionate about it (in conclusion, read about the female Pisces and you’d basically know more about her).

She has a serious face on the outside, so you probably might feel intimidated approaching her, but trust me when you finally get to know her, you’d be glad you did. She  is really photogenic and is a totally different person behind the camera.  She is friendly when she wants to , she can be helpful when needed but, she can sometimes be annoying in the sense that when she’s angry at or with someone, she sometimes unknowingly transfer her anger wrongly, but in all she is a nice person, oh yeah also, when she is angry keep shut!.

Anonymous 2

So personally I feel Benita is cool, but somewhat reserved, I respect that and I appreciate it, I like her sense of dressing and composure, I can gladly tell my sister, friend or daughter, look at that lady, emulate her and you won’t regret it. Essays like this we tend to talk about the good side, yo! I don’t even know if she has a bad side, if you do I’d spank it out, Lmao.

Benita is very observant, I am too but not to random peeps, it’s to people I am interested in or a general environmental scanning. So the talks we had yesterday was cool, wow you are awesome shaa and you can keep convos. Maybe I am writing too much, let me stop here.

Anonymous 3

Benita is a sweet lovely lady, who has a positive attitude to work. She is kind, diligent and hardworking, she could also be pretty blunt, but she has a great personality, and is understanding. You can always count on her, she is mature and has a positive outlook to life.

Anonymous 4

To Benita my good friend, knowing her and being her friend is the best someone supposed to have, I have leant a lot during the course of our friendship. She is a fast learner, a humble lady, she has got the qualities of a leader, she is very intelligent and smart like her madam (boss). She is creative (thinks outside the box) and honest.

Anonymous 5

She is a woman with a kind heart, though you might not know if you are not carefully calm with her. She is someone that doesn't follow the  crowd or hop around for friends. She loves her esteem and will not want anybody to bring it down, but she's someone you can confide in, share your problems with and is ready to reason with you. She is a problem solver, intelligent, hardworking, ambitious, and friendly and an understanding person. She doesn't look down on people rather she makes you feel better than whom you think you are. Words can't fully express her well but with the little I know, she is a blessing to this generation.

Anonymous 6

Benita is a cool lady and I have known her as a friend for quite a while now, she has listening ears and I end up talking with her for a longer period, especially at her work station. She could be annoying sometimes and may look like she is trying to maintain her privacy and may end up not saying hello or try to talk with you. I get really upset that period but I just feel she probably wants her space. She plays and have fun when necessary and could put her heart to it.
She  is ambitious, always looking forward to being the boss lady and exhibit those characters quite well.

Anonymous 7

Beni Beni, a hardworking lady, simple in her ways, not always harsh, always smiling. She does her things diligently and does not like mistakes. Benita impacts knowledge to people, though I haven’t known her for too long but the little time I have know her for good. She’s perfect in her own ways , to say the least, Benita is a wonderful lady.

And Finally Best Friend

A good and God fearing Friendship is a great blessing, a divine and most precious gift in anybody’s life. Getting a true friend is rare and counted as a big achievement in life. A person gets acquainted with different people during their life journey. Among these, we find a few who think in our wavelength with similar taste and nature. We become more attached to these type of people and spend more time with them.

Psychologists recommend that people should co-exist together so that they can help each other during times of need. There is also a fact that coping mechanisms to stress are better off when friends are involved. 

I am indeed lucky to have my university friend Benita James as my best friend, like a twin sister, and a strong motivator even now. I still remember the day I met her. It fell on my birth month 8/11/2013on a Saturday. It sounds to be a cock and bull story, but I earned the best friend of my life when I was far away from home.

She possesses qualities that just make me love her. She is prayerful, kind to everyone, and love babies just like me. She is intelligent both academically and in issues concerning life. Her sense of fashion is impeccable. She always steals the attention of everyone when we walk together, which makes me invisible. We have very imaginative minds, sometimes we just sit and plan our future and it is just amazing how she jokes about everything.

We played together, studied together, laughed together, stayed up late, sometimes cried together, hustle together, we did grow up together, made incredible memories together and finally when she graduated, we bid goodbye and parted our ways.

Though miles apart, we either call or send messages on a daily basis. Wherever we go, we are connected by heart and manage to have video calls despite how expensive data is in Nigeria she still calls, we chat about the events in our lives so far, cherish our mischievous moments together, reminisce our good old days, capture every single moment in photographs and separate again.

Life continues its incredible journey, so many intimate friends moved in and out of my life, but none replaced the sole position reserved for my girl, now a strong woman, who stood by my side during the high and low times of my little life. I do believe that she is one of the best things that ever happened to me in University and I am so thankful to God for her.  I hope she never forget how blessed we are to have each other. I, Okere Jennifer. I will always love you and appreciate our friendship for the rest of my life. 

So that's all for todays post, hope you learnt something new about me?


Talk to you in my next post, be you, be safe, be kind, stay blessed and remain humble.
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55 comments

  1. What a stunning blue dress on you, love the color and that bright yellow clutch!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  2. What a cute post! Also Pisces gang over here ;)!
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  3. What a great post, loved getting to know you more and I love your outfit!
    -Nina
    http://www.stylingwithnina.com/2021/09/navy-ruffle-dress.html

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  4. Your dress is fabulous,
    and you post is interesting,
    we get to know some things about you
    through your friends, sometimes they know more about us than we do.

    Ann
    https://roomsofinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  5. I love this idea for a post! What wonderful friends you have. Love this gorgeous blue dress!

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  6. I'm a pisces too!!! This is a great idea for a post!

    Jennifer
    Curated By Jennifer

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  7. Love this post! What a great way to get to know you more! Also that blue is such a lovely colour on you!

    Eileen | yesmissy.com

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  8. This is really cool asking your friends to write something about you!
    It's nice to that we can know more about you and I felt like asking my friends to do that for me hehe.
    I loved the photos and the blue dress :)

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  9. I love what you're wearing here.
    And this is such a lovely post. Your friends are so sweet and it was good to learn more about you.
    xx
    Margot
    https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com

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  10. This is a cute idea! You and your friends all sound lovely!

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  11. I love posts like this!! I always think it's so interesting to see how people in your life see you versus how you see yourself, it can be really eye opening and make you see traits you weren't even aware of. And I also see it's interesting to see if different people see you differently too, whether some see different sides of your personality etc. You seem to have some incredibly lovely people in your life x

    Sophie
    www.glowsteady.co.uk

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  12. Oh wow this was a brave thing to do, but so interesting. And LOVE this look!

    Allie of
    www.allienyc.com

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  13. What a fun post! Interesting to learn these things about you from your friends. Love this look!
    xoxo
    Lovely
    www.mynameislovely.com

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  14. What a great idea for a post! Loved getting to know more about you from your friends, and that blue dress is absolutely stunning!
    Julia x
    https://www.thevelvetrunway.com/

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  15. Eu adorei saber mais de você, como sempre maravilhosa, e adorei seu look é muito elegante.
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  16. This is such a fun post idea! Love the photos too :)

    mia // https://beautiful-inspiring-creative-life.com/

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  17. I enjoyed reading this post a lot. And I found it fun as well. I love that dress it is so pretty on you.
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  18. Such a chic dress and beautiful color!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  19. Seems that you're surrounded by really nice and loving people, dear!
    And you even look amazing, that dress seems made just for you!
    XO
    S
    https://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.com/

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  20. I love this color combo, so beautiful! xo~Zia
    www.thehuntercollector.com

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  21. Your friends are so sweet.
    I really love your dress.
    I'm following you.
    Kisses!

    galerafashion.com

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  22. Hello Dear You look sooo good in this dress :) I LOVE IT❤
    Kisses ❤

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  23. Lovely post. Love the dress.

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  24. Looks like your friends definitely know you so well! It's just a cute way to know what they think about you and I find it lovely. Btw, these pictures are amazing and the blue dress is just gorgeous, I couldn't take my eyes off it. Just found your blog and I already follow you, whant to follow each other? xx

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  25. Such a fun post. And I absolutely love that blue dress!

    Bisma Rauf / Instagram

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  26. Your outfit is stunning !! I love


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  27. Such a great post! really love the idea.
    Gemma x
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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  28. I loved this concept! You have good and real friends, I guess you loved to read this! And you look stunning!
    xoxo

    marisasclosetblog.com

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  29. I really enjoyed this! A great way to get to know a person is. through their friends and family x

    Beautylymin

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  30. So elegant, this dress is really beautiful. I loved the combination of blue and yellow. :)
    Xoxo
    https://myheartaintabrain.blogspot.com/

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  31. This is such a creative and interesting type of post! I love learning about the blogger behind the blog.

    Loren | plaidandsugar.com

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  32. What a fun idea for a post! Love learning more about you! That blue dress is gorgeous on you!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

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  33. These are always fun posts to read. Some of my favourite people are Pisces. Love that! <3 Madison
    FASHION TALES

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  34. Aww! Such a lovely post. I must ask my friends too. You are truly a lovely person and looking gorgeous in that blue dress. :-)

    Via | https://glossnglitters.com

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  35. Lovely outfit! The dress staggeringly sits on the figure, and I fell in love with the bag

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  36. Hello Benita,

    First of all thanks for your lovely comment on my latest blog post! Really appreciated that you took the time to visit!

    Now talking about this dress and shoot....they are fabolous! I like the color proposal for this look and the venud you picked to shoot these photos :)

    Pablo
    www.HeyFungi.com

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  37. This is a lovely post. It is always good to see how other percieve you, and feel I have learnt quite a bit about you.
    Also you look absolutley stunning in that dress!
    Aimsy xoxo
    Aimsy’s Antics

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  38. Such a beautiful dress and you are so gorgeous!
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  39. Gorgeous dress.
    Looks super fab on you.

    Ann
    https://roomsofinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  40. What a fun way to read a little more about you - you should definitely do a part 2 with this post!

    I love this blue dress on you too, the yellow clutch is such a fun pop of colour with it :)

    Hope your week is going well and you have a nice weekend ahead of you :)

    Away From The Blue

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  41. This is such an original post! it's a nice way to get to know you more through your friends vision!
    btw the dress you are wearing in the photos is really nice, love the colour!
    kisses!

    My blog - Lalabetterdayz

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  42. This was very interesting for reading and I like your dress so much. It look so elegant and that royal blue suit you perfectly.

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  43. Beautiful outfit and bag.
    I'm following your blog, could you follow mine back?

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