Yes, this one is perfect. I wore it to my parents’ twenty-fifth anniversary party. It’s parent tested. Maybe it’s trying too hard. But, it will say that I cared enough to dress up. That has to make me good enough for their son, right? And he said his family dresses for dinner. What does that mean, exactly? And who dresses for dinner, anyway? Do I want to belong to a family that dresses for dinner? I can’t do this. I’m not going. I don’t want to meet his parents. Not yet. Of course, they will wonder why I backed out. I have to go. I am good enough for their son. He loves me and it doesn’t matter what they think. Okay, it does matter. I will live to regret it if his parents don’t like me. Wear anything, he said. You always look great. They’ll like me. This is me, being likeable. I will remember my manners, smile and be charming. Why wouldn’t they love me? Because they will take one look at me and decide that I look like a flower. It’s too fussy, too flouncey, too much! This dress is much better…..
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- Written by: Talia Pura