We all possess dual personas: the one presented to the public eye and the more intimate side reserved for those in our inner circle.

Society encourages authenticity, yet what transpires when one's public persona always exudes charisma while their private self remains subdued, and withdrawn.

Some individuals radiate an external facade, ensnaring those drawn to their confidence and allure. Regrettably, this fake veneer often conceals a hidden dimension, seldom unveiled to the majority.

Perhaps you, or someone you know, have encountered an individual whose outward demeanor sparkles with assistance, compassion, and smiles, while their private demeanor reeks of detachment and impoliteness.

Privately, when these same individuals shed their masks, they withhold their charm from those they profess to love.

In truth, we all don dual masks - one for the public realm and another concealed behind closed doors.

Two faces of Buddha
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Remember, there are two sides to every story. Kinda like your face! — Unknown

We all occasionally pass acquaintances on the street, mustering a wave and a grin despite grappling with internal despondency that day.

These two faces represent distinct facets of our being. Devoting efforts to refine both aspects of our character is an important task. Presenting our finest selves to the world and our loved ones remains of paramount importance.

Both sides require care and nurture. Fake facades inevitably crumble, revealing our true essence; hence, the act of pretense eventually fails.

Nurturing our genuine, authentic selves fosters relatability and likability. Individuals tend to place their trust in those with whom they can connect and relate to.

Being nice to the people you don’t like isn’t called two-faced, it’s called growing up.― Unknown

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