I'm Tired Of The Big LieIf you have ever lamented your looks because you know that you are not physically attractive, you have heard this lie:
"It's what's on the inside that counts." There is the ever-popular cousin to this lie:
"Everyone is beautiful in their own way."
Sure, you can be a wonderful person on the inside and while it's important, at least for a woman in America, it will never be as important as what's on the outside. "First impressions are lasting impressions," tells it all. The FIRST impression anyone makes is the most important one. And you know what? That first impression is ba
Why do we keep perpetuating this lie? I don't do it, but I've read it so many times - even here! Does what's inside you matter? Sure, but not like what's inside. Don't even pin any bets on it.
I'm tired of being lied to. I'm tired of trying to hold on to the hope that all the nice things inside me might mean something to my husband. They do, but they would mean a million times more if he thought I was attractive. It hurts to know that if I was pretty in his eyes he would say so. But because he doesn't, I must not be. (He can say things about other people being attractive, so it's not like he doesn't notice. He doesn't do it in a rude way, it's just here and there. Nothing mean.) All I want is for him to look at me and feel lucky that he's with someone he is physically attracted to and thinks is pretty. He doesn't because I'm not