Amen! I want real people around me; not saccharine ones. I swore a couple of years ago that if someone called me a “nice woman” I was going to kick them in the shins. I care about people and do my best to be kind to them, but I do not want to be the Stepford woman that “nice” implies!

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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