Posted by Lori (18.104.22.168) on May 29, 2003 at 17:35:38:
In Reply to: Re: is this an insult? please help posted by raz62 (22.214.171.124) on May 28, 2003 at 08:41:19:
While the popular politically correct viewpoint is that 40 something women can still be attractive, i feel that many people don't 'buy' it and continue to devalue them. (Unless you do look like the movie starts mentioned!) I personally felt less attractive that day, which is one reason i took such offense to her remark; i was reacting to the "something missing" of my lost youth and beauty. And when she refused to listen to my point of view on that, i felt "misunderstood" and all my 4ish issues snowballed. Sometimes i feel i look older than my years (45) because of all the thinking and worrying about such things.
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