42 Things I'd Rather Be Than Pretty
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42 Things I'd Rather Be Than Pretty

Please don't call me pretty.

42 Things I'd Rather Be Than Pretty

"Don't call me pretty."

In a world so focused on physical beauty, where the soul of a person is seemingly considered unimportant and inconsequential, this statement seems erroneously out of place. How can I demand to be complimented for something not related to beauty during an era where looks are becoming a ubiquitous part of the dialogue about women's worth? It isn't easy, but it is necessary. Here's a list of 42 things I'd rather be called than simply "pretty".

1. Courageous

2. Genuine

3. Bold

4. Intelligent

5. Creative

6. Compassionate

7. Non-judgmental

8. Real

9. Honest

10. Kind

11. Fearless

12. Funny

13. Accepting

14. Passionate

15. God-centered

16. Confident

17. Adventurous

18. Educated

19. Loved

20. Inspiring

21. Determined

22. Responsible

23. Original

24. Hopeful

25. Fiery

26. Open-minded

27. Forgiving

28. Understanding

29. Independent

30. Brave

31. Happy

32. Resilient

33. Charitable


35. Engaging

36. Successful

37. Outgoing


39. Giving

40. Disciplined

41. Daring

42. Unstoppable

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