I agree with liongirl. Straight hair is the norm, so why would guys make a point of telling her they like straight hair better, unless she deliberately compared herself to you in their presence? And if she did that, that just shows you how profoundly insecure she must be.
2c/3a with 2b underlayer. Fine, porous. Loves protein. But not hydrolized wheat protein. Yuck.

Wash: WEN Sweet Almond Mint or Pomegranate
Gels: LA Looks Sport Gel
Mousse: Tigi Catwalk Curlesque
Curling creams/gellies: Coffee Coco Curling Cream Lite, Spiral Solutions Curl Enhancing Jelly, Curls Gel-les'c