- Realise all aesthetic choices are subjective.
- Realise that they might think they look sexy as fuck.
- Remove yourself from the vicinity until you’ve learned to get over your…
THIS THIS THIS! Particularly “Look back at them with refreshed eyes and realize how sexy they look.”
Fuck what’s flattering! I am going to be 100% honest with you, tumblr world, and also to you, as in ME as in my “self.” I am a recovering secret-judgey-on-the-inside girl who has uttered those terrible four words. You know the words, but I’ll remind you: “That is so unflattering.” Sometimes the statement started with an “Ew,” just for added pathos. It’s hard to admit that you project social structures and cultural expectations onto someone else, particularly when you’re also a purported “feminist.” I am publicly checking myself on this one, so I hope you all check yo’selves. And the next time I think something is “unflattering”… I’ll probably just wear it. I DARE you to shock me, and I’ll shock you, too.
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