Even bright, successful college women say they’d rather be hot than smart. The recently named Bloom one of the top five celebrity attorneys in Los Angeles. I think telling kids they picked a great outfit or have great taste is unisex. (This next part isn’t in direct reply to your comment…) I loved the article and think it makes a great point! There’s a world of difference between “You’re so cute!A Miami mom just died from cosmetic surgery, leaving behind two teenagers. Teaching girls that their appearance is the first thing you notice tells them that looks are more important than anything. Her eyes got bigger, and the practiced, polite facial expression gave way to genuine excitement over this topic. An Alternative Perspective: How to Raise Little Girls Who Love Their Looks Femimommy Blog Lately, I’ve been telling my daughter when she comes up with a cool outfit. ” and “Those are great shoes” when a kid is clearly excited to be walking around in silver boots. As I always bite my tongue when I meet little girls, restraining myself from my first impulse, which is to tell them how darn cute/ pretty/ beautiful/ well-dressed/ well-manicured/ well-coiffed they are. It’s our culture’s standard talking-to-little-girls icebreaker, isn’t it? I told her that I’d just written a book, and that I hoped she’d write one too one day. We were both sad when Maya had to go to bed, but I told her next time to choose another book and we’d read it and talk about it. That got her too amped up to sleep, and she came down from her bedroom a few times, all jazzed up. Will my few minutes with Maya change our multibillion dollar beauty industry, reality shows that demean women, our celebrity-manic culture? But I did change Maya’s perspective for at least that evening. She may be surprised and unsure at first, because few ask her about her mind, but be patient and stick with it. Bloom has written numerous popular and scholarly articles for the Los Angeles Times, Family Circle, the National Law Journal, CNN.com, the Daily Beast, and many more.In my book, Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World, I reveal that fifteen to eighteen percent of girls under twelve now wear mascara, eyeliner and lipstick regularly; eating disorders are up and self-esteem is down; and twenty-five percent of young American women would rather win America’s next top model than the Nobel Peace Prize. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she runs her law firm, The Bloom Firm.Max (Hooks), Drew (Darryl Brunson), and Jelly Roll (Christopher Richards) have been close friends since high school.Shortly after graduation, they made a bet — each man threw 50 dollars into a pot, and it was decided whoever brought the best-looking woman to their ten-year high school reunion would get all the money.
It isn't long before they realize that truth in advertising isn't all that common in the online dating game.
Ten years down the line, the guys discover that after ten years of smart investing, the two hundred bucks has become a whopping 50,000 dollars, but as their reunion looms on the horizon, none of them has a girlfriend, or even a steady date.
With that much money at stake, all three men (as well as J-Ron, their arrogant teammate from the high school football team, and the fourth person in on the bet) are eager to find a sexy woman with an evening to spare.
But neither man really cares - they've both got their nobs out.
OR def 2: An online community where young teenage males look for cyber sex.