There’s a subreddit called AskWomen where women are asking other women questions about their lives, experiences, and thoughts. It’s a place where all women can comfortably share their responses, knowing that they won’t be judged.
One woman opened up about the jealousy she feels about women who are born beautiful, and she added that she thinks she is not “pretty” and never will be. She went on to say that she blames her “ugliness” on everything negative that happens in her life, even though she knows that she is a good person. She decided to ask other “unattractive” women on how do they deal with their daily lives without being “pretty”:
“How do you deal with not being attractive to most men? How do you accept how you look and learn to love yourself regardless?”
Hundreds of people offered their insightful experiences and advice, but one stood out from the crowd, and for the right reason. Yes, it was written from a man’s perspective, but even though it’s kind of a ‘mansplaining’ thing, many people loved the simple message behind it.
And this is how people responded to his opening: