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Monday, 21 March 2016

Girls, You're Better than That

I came across this YouTube video and I felt the need to share it. At first the girl in it comes across as one of those fast-talking neurotic girls you see often on YouTube (that's not an insult, I love watching those people), but it turns out she's an empowering life coach with a strong message to share. The cliche of the wistful background music coming in at the right time made me laugh, but it still didn't take away from the message.


I've been in a position where low self-esteem has gotten me in trouble romantically, so I can start to process what it must be like for women all the time. She's right - that kind of treatment does tend to work a lot and I'm not sure why. Like Amy, I'd like that to change.

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  1. Sounds like I'm not missing out on much by not doing the tinder thing.

    In his defense, though, she talks a lot.

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    1. Hahaha I like that sometimes. It means I wouldn't have to talk much ;)

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  2. Ha! Dig it ;) wicked video, funny chick, very important point for everyone. Lost my shit at "in closing, don't take no shit,". It is super scary to think there are people out there with those attitudes eg domestic violence, real hard thing to figure out and change

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    1. Not sure if he'd be violent, just used to getting his way. Awesome message though.

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  3. I've never really thought I was any kind of Casanova until I hear horror stories like this. I mean, wow. Talk about everything you could ever do wrong on a date all at once. It's not hard to top that, fellas. Just don't be a douche and don't start things off by telling her that phone cases are for poor people (that made me laugh out loud).

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    1. Translation: Why would I buy a phone case when I can just buy a new phone?

      Douche.

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  4. Whoa and woe! This story and the advice kind of go hand-in-hand with the two new poems I wrote and put on my blog this evening (yes, I just advertised my blog). Thanks for sharing this. I've had a few bad dates, but none that bad.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Don't worry, your advertising is permitted here ;)

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  5. Great video - thank you, Michael for sharing it. She's on the money so to speak,

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  6. There are some really funny ads on TV about online dating. Very scary, however.

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    1. I find the ones for CougarLife.com interesting.

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  7. I can't imagine treating a woman the way that jerk treated her. And she's right - I've seen some really nice women out with total jerks and I can't figure out why.

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    1. I don't know, it's something to do with social dominance or something. If I understood it I'd be in a much better place.

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  8. Hello Michael. Low self-esteem can affect virtually every aspect of life. This lady is quite inspiring.

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    1. Hey, long time no see! Yeah, it's sad...

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