Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

I Was Told to Make Myself More Attractive for Men

Because being serious is not sexy

Photo by Candice Picard on Unsplash

“Smile, it’s not that bad,” a man called from his van, as he drove past. Seventeen-year-old me jumped in surprise and carried on walking. Anger instantly coursed through my body as I walked. Maybe, I didn’t want to smile. Perhaps, I wanted to walk along quietly enjoying my day, without an inane smile on my face?

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