You Can Keep Your Opinion

I’m continuously baffled by the things that come out of other people’s mouths.

You can keep your opinion, but I don’t need it.

I’m talking about the small, petty things- things that are meant to critique others, bring them down, or to question themselves.  I won’t get too deep, but I’ll give a few examples that I heard in the past week:

“You should grow your hair out.”

“You should go without makeup.”

“You should wear more color.”

You know what I have to say?

“You need to stop shoulding on me.”

I struggle to recall times I’ve given such annoying suggestions to people.  I’ve never urged someone to change their style or to do something different with their appearance.  It’s just petty and, quite frankly, mean.

If people try and change the person you love (YOU!) then I would begin to question the people you surround yourself with.  My real friends like me for me- and those people love me for my black wardrobe, blonde bob, and pink lipstick.

4 thoughts on “You Can Keep Your Opinion

  1. Hi Kristin! I love this post I completely agree with you! I absolutely do not understand the need for others to criticize the way someone looks or what they do! I recently had a “friend” tell me something extremely bothersome . In the end it is our right to like how we are and who we are the opinions of others do not matter. Im starting my own blog follow me 🙂

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