"You mustn't spread your legs like that, it's unladylike" -Noo don't sit like that, you look too uptight.
"You don't need to wear make-up, natural is more beautiful" -You look sick, are you ok? Maybe cover up your pimples, that looks gross, have you tried drinking more water? You look tired.
"That angle is not very flattering, put your chin down" -Relaaax, damn you're so anxious about your appearance all the time, it's kind of unattractive.
"You should shave, body-hair is gross" -Why do you take so long getting ready, I'm so sick of shallow women spending hours in the bathroom.
"I love curvy women" -Uuh, her curves are nooot in the right places.
"You should absolutely lift weights if that makes you happy" -Don't get too muscular, you'll look lika a man.
These mixed messages that we have to endure are real and confusing.
So. I have just decided to 👏🏽 STOP 👏🏽LISTENING 👏🏽 AND 👏🏽 DO 👏🏽 ME 👏🏽. I am gonna do and sit and be however I want to because this is my life, my body and my rules.
It doesn't matter who you are and what you do to adjust - there will always be people thinking that you're doing it wrong. So why even bother? It's a waste of time, of life, of YOU.
Once upon a time there was a woman saying 'Fuck it' and lived happily ever after.