Dependability is sexy! #MondayBlogs

Loud applause here. VERY LOUD! “What she said” cannot be overstated. #formidablewoman


You know, as women we are often under a HUGE pile of societal pressure to be any number of things: skinny, pleasing, non-threatening, wearing make-up, patient, kind, acquiescent. To me, the bottom line is that we are under this mountain of pressure to really be SEXY. Not some sort of reasonable standard for sexy, mind you. Crazy sexy. Media-hyped, airbrushed, unattainable sexy.

We are supposed to be ladies โ€œin the streetโ€ and a โ€œfreak in the bed.โ€

Itโ€™s ridiculous.

I read a blog post this morning (you can read it here โ€“ in which a writer was taken to task for her โ€œtone.โ€ Heaven FORBID (yes, I AM yelling, thank you for noticing my caps lock) we should be anything less than pleasing at all times. Opinionated? Unafraid? Ooooooh, scary!

You know, that makes us b*tches or ballbusters. Those same qualities (generally speaking) are what gets men labeled asโ€ฆ

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