failed logic

: I think you’ve gotten a lot prettier. This cream will get rid of the brown spots on your face though.
F: . . .The “brown spots on my face?”
: What are they called? Freckles? If you just got rid of those, your face would be perfect.
F: . . .
: So are you going to use this cream?
F: Do you realize you’re pretty much the only person who’s ever made me hate the way I looked because of my freckles?
: Why would you hate your face?
F: Oh, I don’t know, maybe it was the couple decades of, “Oh, you’d be so much prettier if you didn’t have freckles.”
: What’s wrong with getting rid of your freckles? Don’t you think you’d be prettier without them?
F: No.
: Everyone thinks that having no freckles would make you look better.
F: No, they don’t.

thanks, mom.

Apparently, she can’t understand why I would find this insulting.


About Farrah

A frugal, selectively antisocial Family Medicine physician with too many interests. Loves...God, family, friends, volunteering and helping others, making others happy, music (especially piano and singing), Tahitian/hula/salsa/pole dancing, aerial silks, learning, writing, cooking, eating, sleeping, lifting weights, playing SNES and DS, photography, editing, window-shopping, gymnastics, kickboxing, BJJ, finding great deals, pyrography, horseback riding, archery, frolicking in the great outdoors...making every moment count.

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