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Over the past several years, there has been a battle royal among various groups on social media. There have been various reasons behind each of these battles. Most involved events that transpired anywhere from 7 to 10 years ago.

Two or three years ago, most of these battles had subsided until one individual decided to intervene and stir things up once again. She did so by fraudulent and deceptive means.

Her motives were not exactly clear. The best guess is that she craved attention to both herself and to her blog. For a long time, nobody knew that it was one person behind all the battles. Nobody knew that it was one person playing all sides against each other.

The mistake that finally tripped her up was her creation of countless sock accounts, fake personalities who were meant to attack everyone, both her alleged friends and her alleged enemies.

She eventually got caught and outed.

She denied it all, of course and continues to deny it to this day.

Funny thing , though. There have been no more socks and the battles for the most part have stopped.

There were ultimate goals that were not met. Some allies got mad at the resolutions that did occur. The allies wanted more. They wanted retribution.

Sometimes, however, retribution is not the answer. Sometimes the cessation of hostilities is the answer.

Winning a battle is sometimes achieved by simply walking away from it.

That is what everyone did. They walked away from the battle. They quit, they gave up.

Since that time there has been a relative understanding and a healing. The stress of the past years have vanished.

The only consequence for the person who pitted the various factions against each other is to be relegated into obscurity, to be shunned and forgotten.

For years, people wanted to know her true identity. They wanted to know exactly who it was that caused so much pain and misery.

When her true identity was exposed and shared, nobody cared. She was nobody special. She was nothing like who she claimed to be. She was as ordinary as the rest of us.

As this year comes to an end, we all have learned an important lesson, not everyone is who they say they are and some things are not what they appear to be.

Stay tuned