I Used to Be Jealous of Pretty Girls Until I Grew Up

These are the confessions of an ex-hater.

As a child, I thought that pretty girls were the worst.

This disgust was rooted in jealousy. Since middle school, I’ve seen a clear divide between how guys treated me and how guys treated the pretty popular girls. I lost sleep wondering why God didn’t make me hot.



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Nia Simone McLeod

Freelance writer covering pop culture, creativity, race + other fun stuff | she/her | Subscribe to my newsletter: https://ohwrite.substack.com/welcome