Slippery Frog or Obedient Dog: Wanna Hound of Love?
13th January, 2011
Wanna sweet little pup to pat - one that'll grow into a trusty guard dog or faithful companion - or both? Read on ...
The first thing to remember is that: there's always going to be someone prettier, cleverer and slimmer than you are. Don't try to compete. She may be great at getting what she wants. She may have all the men (including yours) fawning around her.
Recognise this fact: there's no real value in competing with that hot chick. Apart from feeling that you'll fail (coz you will - in your own mind at least - there's no doubt about that), it's also very draining for you.
So, what can you do? Give up an go home? No! The best thing to start doing is: Appreciate yourself.
The second best thing to do is: Accept you as you.
And the third best thing: Learn to love your flaws. The flaws that you see in you, no one else sees in you (until you point them out that is!).
You'll find that when you love you - men will love you. You know why? Dogs have excellent noses. They can sniff out bull s**t (and most other kids of s**t), very easily. They have an instinct for it.
So, if you want a hound of love that'll idolise you: be true to the inner you - and the outer you will smell like a side of beef on Christmas morning.
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