My husband and I were having a conversation along similar lines this morning. First I must say that I am no ravishing beauty (IMO) but I do have my moments. My husband tells me that he thinks I am beautiful (gotta love a good man). Well we were talking about how some men react to me or better to say how I get no reaction. Honestly I'm not looking for a reaction, I'm happily married, but I do like to watch the reactions I get from some men.
OK, here's the example: I just started working 3rd shift at Target, unloading trucks and stocking shelves. There are quite a few black guys who work there. Hardly any of them talk to me, maybe one or two in passing but to only say "how you doin?" I know why. I'm not dressed, or wearing makeup, nor is my hair smartly done. Last night another black lady who works the same shift, who always amazingly enough wears makeup and hair is done, received from one of the gentlemen the compliment of "she cute". I watched in amusement as she kinda laughed it off. I'm not jealous I just think it's funny.
When I was younger and going out to clubs, I used to wear short short dresses, fishnet stockings, and high heels. I had the guys dripping off me. One day I got tired of it, because the guys I was attraching were mostly only after one thing. So I tried an experiment, just to comfirm that I was right. I went to a club and instead of wearing a short short dress I wore a suit that hit me just above my knee. Not one guy asked me to dance.
I have another story: My husband (then boyfriend) had an errand to run and I tagged along. He met a couple of guys at a hair salon and introduced me to them. They were kinda nice in an offhanded way. I could tell that they werent impressed by me. I had no make-up on, hair was ok (nothing flashy), and I was very casual in jeans. So my husband mentions that we were going to a party of a mutual friend in San Francisco and the guys said they were going too.
We got dressed and went to the club. We saw the guys there. And guess what? Both of those guys did double takes when they say me. Can you say jaws hanging on the floor? I looked good and they knew it but it was too late. I knew how shallow they were and I knew what a good man I already had.
Josie ~ A Damn Good Looking Woman when She Wants to Be