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And then I see it, the comment 5 comments down that makes me want to puke.
"Hot Damn Girl!!"
To which you normally reply with: :)
Me? I'm dying inside realizing that you are selling yourself short. Far too short! You are worth so much more than a hot damn girl, or some other variation in reference to your body.
If I could, I'd sit down with you over coffee and share with you how much more valuable you are than that.
Of course you'd roll your eyes at me or smile and nod all the while thinking how old I am at almost 30 with three little girls. You'd tell me, or you'd wish you could tell me that I "just don't get it".
But hon, I do.
It wasn't that long ago that I was seventeen and I was that girl that was the hot damn girl. I remember clearly how it made me feel to be told I was hot, sexy, or hot damn. While it felt good for awhile, I can tell you this: rarely do the hot damn guys marry you.
Instead it is the guys that love you and value you, more than to label you with a shallow "hot damn girl" comment on your Facebook page.
Because girl, the hot damn girl can come later and it will be well worth it!