“Smile! You Never Know Who’s Watching…” and Other B.S.

Simply Melanie Rose

Recently, somebody told me, “Smile, you never know who’s watching.” Remind me – am I supposed to care who’s watching? Is it my job as a female to go around looking like a lunatic so other people won’t think negative things about me? Is this the part where I give two fucks? Can a person ever really give enough fucks to make ‘other people’ happy? I guess I didn’t respond quickly enough, so they said, “A pretty girl like you should smile more.” Pretty girls are required to respond and tend to the egos of surrounding somebodies. These are the rules of being female. We must acknowledge all who need to feel acknowledged. We must do penance for the wounds of pretty-girls-past.

I was so inspired and uplifted by this reminder of my true worth. I immediately started walking with a spring in my step and a desire to break into…

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Let’s Clarify

Dutch Californian

I just want to clarify a few things.

1. You clicked onto my blog. You don’t have to like what I write or agree with me. I love a healthy debate and totally respect your opinion. Hey look at that profile picture. Oh it’s me. Do remember that this is my blog. You can click off at anytime.

2. I try to share perspective but at the end of the day all of this is one sided. It’s my truth. Those people who feel their side is missing have every right to writing their own blog. More power to them.

3. This is my blog so I will delete your negative comments. You have a freedom to posting and I have the power to delete. 😘

4. Remember that this is my space to vent. I purposely don’t share this on my social media outside of my YouTube page. If…

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