Before I begin this post, I will say that I get many, many amazing comments from JenAndMen readers all the time. And when I say amazing, I don’t mean “agreeable.” I’m a blogger. I don’t care if you agree with me or disagree with me — I only care that you have some sort of feeling about what I wrote, and feel compelled enough to comment on it. That being said, many of my “regulars” often disagree with me. But I still respect them because they state their opinion without trying to belittle mine. Hello, mature adults. Unfortunately, some people never got the “IF you have nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all” speech from their mothers. Sucks to be them.
When I wrote for another dating website, I used to get hate mail all the time. My five favorites were: (1) I love your writing, but I would never want to know you in real life, (2) I want to egg your house, (3) I want to slash the tires of your car, (4) I want to punch you in the face, and last, but certainly not least: (5) You should commit suicide.
I used to cry all the time over these comments. Continue reading