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Really I think the only downside of NYC (aside from expense) is the weather. Summer is so short and it's so cold for most of the year. I wish it were minimum 75F year-round!
Well now I've just sat through dinner with both my mum and dad telling me that these days young people seem to get burnt more easily because they aren't outside as much and are always in at their computers. That your skin naturally over time tans/gets use to the sun so you don't burn as easily
Originally Posted by kat180
that's a horrible myth that was debunked YEARS ago!

there is no such thing as a base tan or "safe" sun exposure for people with pale skin like most of those in the British Isles have. the darker your NATURAL skin tone, the more sun you can take, but don't think that black people don't tan or burn or get skin cancer either - Bob Marley died of melanoma.

the depleting ozone layer is no joke; the loss of it makes the sun's rays even stronger as they hit us. and if you live in a big city with pollution - like that other London in England - the dirty air magnifies the worst of the sun.
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Hearing my now ex said that he found me attractive just about crushed my damn self esteem. I just want to go in the shower and cry and cry and cry. I......

I know I'm not pretty; but..... sob. I.....
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
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I recently was met with eye rolling after I told my boss and coworkers that I try avoiding the sun since having precancerous moles removed. And these people are part of the medical community. I guess to hell with cancer, I need a tan! Curse my pasty self!
Originally Posted by curlysue21
This is what bothers me the most. The impression that you are not healthy unless you are tan. It gets annoying when you are trying your hardest to be healthy, for you, and people look at you like you're sick. So sorry I'm not meeting the current industry standard of beauty. I've got frizzy hair and pasty legs. Somebody call a priest because I must be on my death bed.

kayb, put on some sad music or a sappy movie and let it out! Go ahead and cry if you need to, and are somewhere that you can.
When I hear terms like "hipster" I think, who told cliques they could leave high school??

I disagree with Seventeen magazine about many things but one thing I appreciate is that every summer for the pat few years they have several articles about safe sun exposure, wearing sunscreen, not using tanning beds, and recommendations for self-tanners instead of going out in the sun.

My love of warm weather comes at a price. My pale girl skin burns so easily! I've gotten more on top of it recently, and my mom's job as a melanoma researcher definitely reminds me that it's not a joke.
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Really I think the only downside of NYC (aside from expense) is the weather. Summer is so short and it's so cold for most of the year. I wish it were minimum 75F year-round!
Originally Posted by Saria
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Really I think the only downside of NYC (aside from expense) is the weather. Summer is so short and it's so cold for most of the year. I wish it were minimum 75F year-round!
Originally Posted by Saria
It's a minimum of that in dry season/winter where my brother lives, although 40C is not unheard of during the wet season/summer. It's frizz city in the summer. But I still want to live there again.
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I had such grand plans for today, and I turned on the tv and flipped through the guide and saw four college softball games, two baseball games and an NBA game...I am in for the day. So much for groceries.
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How do you look at someone and think "short of plastic surgery this person will never be attractive?"

How do you handle hearing that about yourself? I don't know how to do this one. I cannot do it by myself.
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
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^Wait, did he say that?!

I guarantee his ass is nothing to write home about. Bunch of idiot men out there who think they're entitled to women far too good for them and always looking to "upgrade" when they're lucky to get any woman to pay half a mind to them.
You are most definitely a good-looking woman and I KNOW far too good for this fool.
He did and I know I'm not supermodel gorgeous, but this has got to be the meanest things I have ever heard. Apparently his family thinks so too.

I'm great, but hideous; and since men are visual creatures I don't stand a chance.
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
"
^Ugh, whatever. His family can DIAF. The fact that he had the gall to say something like that to you says everything you need to know about him. They can keep their prize of a man for some other unfortunate woman.

Then you and I can go to Greece and pick up beautiful men and we'll see who's undesirable!
Why are you moping over such an obviously visually and mentally impaired inferior being, my dear?
He didn't it to me....long story. PM.
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
"
Why are you moping over such an obviously visually and mentally impaired inferior being, my dear?
Originally Posted by Saria
I love you!!!! I know it say it all the time, but, I dooooo!!!
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
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You know kayb, it's too bad I can't punch that dude in the face through the pc/internet because I would!

Multiple times.
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Love you, too, life twin.

And SIB has a point. He's a prime candidate for a curly kick in the 'nads line-up.
You know kayb, it's too bad I can't punch that dude in the face through the pc/internet because I would!

Multiple times
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Originally Posted by SarcasmIsBeauty
Love you, too, life twin.

And SIB has a point. He's a prime candidate for a curly kick in the 'nads line-up.
Originally Posted by Saria


Re the bolded: that be a good thing!
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
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Last edited by kayb; 05-27-2012 at 04:15 PM.
Kay, don't you DARE believe that fool! I'll kick his teeth in for you while Saria & SIB remove his 'nads.
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I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
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