Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Beauty Doesn't Equal Happiness

Cast of VH1's Football Wives
Cast of VH1's Football Wives
Last night I went through a very rare reality TV show binge and watched Football Wives, which I know is not very healthy for a woman's psyche, but for whatever reason I got sucked into the inevitable drama.

The reason why I say it isn't healthy to watch these types of reality TV shows is that they portray women in a negative light - especially women who are in relationships with professional athletes. But that's a whole different topic that I won't get into here.

However, whenever I watch reality shows like Football Wives, Basketball Wives, or even Real Housewives, it's a reminder that beauty does not equal happiness.

All the women on these shows appear to have everything - they're beautiful, they have money, designer clothes, and some of them even have successful businesses. And yet....they have all this drama and unhappiness in their lives. Many of them act like they're still in high school. I can understand why some of them leave the show. I would have done the same.

I won't name specific people, but there are some women who are so caught up in causing drama that it makes them look so ugly. They're so bitter and hateful. All the drama they create is so draining. Although I try to give them the benefit of the doubt because I don't know what they've gone through, at the same time I know that life is a series of choices. You either choose or at least make an effort to be a more positive person...or you don't.

Fame, money, or designer clothes does not make you beautiful. Being a positive, uplifting person makes you beautiful.
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