“Today at work, I wore this pretty form-fitting outfit because well… because I can.
A woman, probably in her mid to late 30s asks me…
“Can I ask you a question without purposely trying to offend you?”
Of course I said she could and then she asks me…
“Do you feel comfortable in what you’re wearing?”
and I kind of confusedly answered that I did feel comfortable in what I was wearing.
She then asked…
“Even though it’s extremely… form-fitting?” and I said “Especially because it’s form fitting.”
She then told me that she thought I looked beautiful but asked how I was so comfortable, as a full-figured woman, wearing something tight.
I simply answered…
“Because I love my body. I love my shape. I love who I am. It took me a long time to be okay with what kind of body I have but now I love it and if I choose to change it, I can. If I don’t choose to, then I won’t. Sure, I have things I don’t like about myself but overall I can’t say I’m disappointed in the way I look or feel in the clothes I choose to wear.”
She then called me her “She-Hero” and bought an outfit just like the one I was wearing.
This is why I love my job.
Love your positive influence and attitude!
Submitted by Kilosophy