Too short, too fat, too autistic, too brunette…do I have to add too old to my list of strikes against me? There is such a standard of perfection expected among women that it’s like a list of traits about me is a list of things women pretend in order to ward off creeps at the bar. And as they say in baseball and Hollywood, too many strikes and you’re out. Or are you?
Let me list my strikes against me, for example:
Too short (under 5′ 8″ tall): strike
Too fat (larger than size 0): strike
Too autistic (autistic AT ALL): strike
Too old (over 30): strike
Okay, this is depressing me. I can’t sit around and list all the things going against me – I’m not gunning for Donald Trump or the like. I’m not wanting a shallow, unfeeling user of a man who uses a woman up and…
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