I totally know what you're going through! I went through a nightmare jobhunt, and all my mom could tell me was that nobody would hire me because of my hair...only people with short, straight bobs get jobs, apparently! She also told me I don't have a boyfriend because men look at me and can't get past my hair. When we went out recently, I got stopped three times by random strangers complimenting my hair...and she had something snide to say every time..."it looks wet" "it's too long", etc. Everybody seems to love my hair but her!
I read this article the other night...
So I found this article: