Bear with me. No, this is not one of those “humble-brag” articles you see, where women complain about how their ginormous breasts don’t allow them to lean on counters or wear ruffles.
5. It can be difficult to maintain friendships with women.
4. It can be difficult to maintain friendships with men.
3. Being taken seriously is often a struggle.
2. You’re always going to be judged for your body type.
1. People always seem to think that you’re a bitch.
Why do so many women feel competitive with members of their own gender, or feel the need to destroy the self-esteem of a woman who is enjoying who she is?
We all love films like Mean Girls and Bridesmaids, but so few people seem to get the messages of these movies. Put the tired trope of woman vs. woman to rest, and just accept one another!
Love your friends.
Love your weird old cat lady down the street who said you have fat arms, and the cutthroat harpy who stole your boyfriend.
Love your big sis who everyone calls "The Pretty Sister", and that girl in biology who even looks good in a cardigan and always knows the answers to the pop quizzes.
Love that girl in your Facebook feed who went to junior high with you, who oh-my-God how is she engaged already and there's no way they can afford that ring on a teacher's salary and seriously, her voice is so nasally and seriously? They're honeymooning in Europe? Seriously?