Shhhhhh, just stop talking! (Photo by Jennifer Polixenni Brankin /Getty Images)
Last week, while sitting in a meeting, someone in the office said to me. “you’re a big girl” and then a long dramatic pause.
Of course there was more to that sentence later on, but I just couldn’t let those first four words die. Now, let me explain the situation. In no way was he calling me fat, but that’s the way I was spinning the conversation. Well, to be honest, that’s the way it sounded. If you’ll remember last week when I ate 32 pieces of candy…he was simply saying something to the effect of, “you’re a big girl…you can make your own decisions.” But you know me, I only heard those first four words and let him have it. Don’t worry, I was just having some fun with him.
Well, that led to a whole conversation about things you should never say to a woman. For example…