What We Want.
Photoshop gives us what we think we want. It can’t give us what we truly want, which is to be loved, in reality.
Recently, a simple sexy image of a busty skating chick swept Reddit, a sharing site on the internet. I saw the image, and thought: “Boy I wish I could think of an angle to use that—something about tomboys, maybe, or skating and women…she’s so sexy it’d be sure to get a ton of hits.” I couldn’t think of a real angle that passed the BS test, so I let it go, despite the traffic it would have generated. Guar-an-teed.
Then, a followup post rose to the top of Reddit:
And I had my angle. It’s sad. Take a moment to look at the differences: the cartoonish breasts and nipple, the puny waist.
It’s funny. We think we want sex, and conventionally pornographic Playboy style lusty bodies on our women.
And women, surely, lust after boys. Iterations of this scene have a million views on youtube:
But what we truly want? This: We want someone to grow old with.
Someone who can put up with us, but not let us get away with bullshit. We want, ironically, something that sounnnnds sooooo booooring: friendship.
Unless, of course, you’re an adolescent Redditor with a talent for photoshop.
An inspiring “tomboy”:
hot on elephant
How I stopped Speed Dating my Passions & finally Committed. 239 shares New Moon in Scorpio: Only those who Believe in Magic will Find It. 7,869 shares She Smiles as she Cries: the Story of High-functioning Depression. 5,128 shares A Homemade Buddhist Ritual for Letting Go. 625 shares November Energy Forecast: Love & the Twin Flame magic of 11:11. 2,063 shares Living with C-PTSD Following an Abusive Relationship. 3,157 shares 10 Things to Know about Dating a Scorpio (& Why they Love Sex). 624 shares Why we must Break to Heal. 1,047 share Why it’s Okay we Won’t ever have Sex. 340 shares An Open Letter to the Nice Guys. 511 shares