The Real Problem with Abercrombie & Fitch—How Jeffries’ Message Hurts Us ALL

The Real Problem with Abercrombie & Fitch—How Jeffries’ Message Hurts Us ALL.

This comes from my friend and writer Kristen Lamb.  I was not going to post, but wanted to add.

My Mom taught at another private school from the one I attended, so I was able to attend on half tuition.  I was definitely not one of the rich cool kids.  I was picked on a lot.  I didn’t fight back much to prevent from being expelled and shaming my parents.

I hear peer pressure is even tougher today.  Kristen mentioned many of the “cool kids” are hurting inside?  When you are on the end of their barbs (if they even acknowledge you), it is still hard to care.

What we need to teach our kids early in anti-bullying classes is, how to be who you are, and as long as it doesn’t harm someone else.

This way the kids in the chess club can be safe in their group.  Kristen, you should have charged the cool kids for help with their science homework.  Your skill could have been withheld.  You still wouldn’t have been cool to them, so keep it businesslike.

There is no point in gloating when the cool kids fall by the wayside.  You knew you were coll in your own way all along.  You were just drawn differently.

What I am telling the non cool kids to do isn’t easy.  You will find though, you make it through the hurt and you come out on the other side thinking, “I know what I am about.”

My fifties has been like a second childhood.  I know who I am.  Find out who you are.


About tucsonmike

I am originally from Brooklyn, New York and now live in Tucson, Arizona. I have discovered a passion for writing. I have five books out now, with a sixth on the way. Take a look @ my book list: The Search for Livingstone An Affair of the Heart The Search for Otzi Griffith Justice in Space. Moriarty The Life and Times of a Criminal Genius Available now on Smashwords - Amazon and Barnes and Noble As to not bore my public with just "Buy my book," I am also interested in baseball, the outdoors, art, architecture, technology, the human mind and DNA. I learned Ashkenazi Jews, of which I am one, have to lowest rate of Alzheimer's in the world. Therefore, I treat my brain as a muscle needing a workout. I enjoy good food, flirtation, beautiful women (I am happily married for thirty years), so just flirting ;) I was considered autistic when I was young, trying to figure out if I have a mild form of Aspergers and learning from that. That is for future posts. You can also see I love history. Enjoy my sarcastic silly look at the world, and making History more interesting than a textbook.
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