As I grew older and fatter, people began to point out my physical potential. “What a shame that you can’t capitalize on your pretty face! ” My family loved me completely, but to many others it seemed to be frustrating that I had a head that was killing it, yet the rest (fat) was a wash.
Like his hair, body shape, face, height, lips, teeth, vocal timbre, skin sheen, quality of soul, chin integrity, breath, and, of course, wardrobe and penis.
Wine Country star and former SNL writer Paula Pell spent decades trying to chase what others thought she “could be. ” Here she shares how she gave that up.
Being a potential love interest sounds like a royal pain in the ass! ” I brought the support and the slumber parties and the laughs.
Each time I “failed” to complete my assignment of being “attractive,” I wore my increasing shame like a fiery skin.
I wrote an essay for Glamour about growing up big with big feelings. https://t.co/TMqHj89x2Q— Paula Pell (@perlapell) June 6, 2019