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When did a smile become a terrible thing

I grew up believing smiling at someone & be smiled at by people was a good thing. And healthy for the face as a smile uses less muscles than a frown. But a smile seems to be an evil thing to many people these days. I now have to be cautious as to who I smile at. Many times my smile is met by a nasty face; like, how dare you smile at me. Some women wrongly interpret a smile as a come on; & some of them that do so must be delusional to start with. Some men interpret a friendly smile as gay. And look out if a man smiles at a child. What gives?


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    RealityTalk 4 years ago

    fpherj48, You dad is wise. I like his advice. Thanks for sharing. If fate ever brings our paths to cross, we will know each by our smiles. lol.