The Women I Admire Most

The Women I Admire Most

International Women’s Day really made me think about the women in my life. There are so many that have influenced me and that I admire. And just because it’s no longer International Women’s Day doesn’t mean that I can’t still celebrate and recognize those women! My Mom One of the things I’ve always loved best […]

Feminism: What that means to me

Feminism: What that means to me

Feminism was a bad word. It was something that I never wanted to be. I didn’t hate men, or blame them for all the evils of the world, which is what I thought it meant to be a feminist. But that’s not what feminism is about. It took me many years, but finally, I see […]

I am not fat

I am not fat.

I always thought that I was. I’m not sure when, as a child, that I started thinking that I was fat. I remember people mentioning my weight. People telling me that I needed to watch how much I ate or I would be fat when I got older. My Grandma exclaiming in amazement that I […]

Quit being so hard on yourself!

Quit being so hard on yourself!

A while back I read this article at Wardrobe Oxygen about how women often make self-deprecating comments when they receive compliments. Most times women are putting themselves down even before someone comments on their appearance. It made me think about how I react to compliments. I often brush them aside, instead of just saying thanks. […]

The so-called friend zone

The so-called friend zone

Am I the only one annoyed when men talk about being friend zoned? It is ridiculous! Girls don’t want nice guys they say. They only want jerks they say. Please! Guys, wake up! Take a good look at the girl that you are pining for. The one who only wants to date jerks. Isn’t she […]

What I wish men understood about women

What I wish men understood about women

I consider myself to be the average female, so I think I can write with some good authority on things that we all wish men understood about us. We don’t care if you think we’re attractive. For some reason men think that every woman wants every man she comes in contact with to find her […]