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No more Mister Nice Girl

Clearly I realize the title of this blog is incorrect but it made me laugh.  So I've been reading this book that Big Sister Barbie bought for me over the weekend.  It's about how to break out of the "nice girl syndrome".  She didn't pick it out for me, I picked it out and she said, "You need this.  I'm buying it for you." And wow, it really hits home. I can relate to so much in that book.

For instance, I'm finding I become too nice when it comes to relationships.  And the result is Barbie Girl = doormat. I don't think it's too much to ask for a little attention.  I don't think it's too much to ask for the occasional night out on the town.  I don't think it is too much to ask to just hold me for a little while rather than spend a token 2 hours with me and then rush off.  It's my choices most likely.  And my not standing up for what I deserve.

So for future reference, here's what I want out of a relationship:

  1. respect
  2. my daughter comes first
  3. an occasional night out
  4. someone who is employed
  5. no control freaks
  6. someone who will spend time with me, but also has their own life
  7. no abusive men
  8. someone who accepts me for me, depression and all
  9. someone who understands I'm close to my family
  10. someone who makes me smile
I don't think it's too much to ask for, is it?


Barbie Girl said…
Hahahaha, was that a "good luck" you're asking for too much kinda thing?
Mrs Smart Ass said…
That's right! No more doormat! You deserve to be treated right!

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