‘Pretty’ is how she looks to herself. She’s done her best to attire and groom herself well. Her physical attributes shine and physical weaknesses go unnoticed to her.
· Prettiness to men fades as femininity gives way to masculinity and feminist pride.
· Men know very little about ‘feminine’. They don’t know what makes it; they just like what they see. They can individually cite a few prettifying traits or characteristics. But generally they accept and live with whatever females present. They make judgments based on that.
· Men are not in the business of generating pettiness or femininity, feminine behavior, or distinctions. Women are, because they need a man more than men need a woman.
· Making herself pretty for a man leads to disappointment every time his reaction does not match her expectation.
· Pretty can be summarized as her female magnetism. She’s good company, fun or companionable, and looks ‘great’ to him. But it varies to an infinite number of degrees, situations, and men. This makes manly reactions unpredictable, which translates to this: She prettifies herself solely to make herself feel good about herself. Anything beyond that risks disappointment and belittling of herself.
The next post concludes this series.