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Old 03-15-2014, 05:58 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by Quiet Ballerina View Post
I think there are better ways to send the "What's your excuse?" message. Why couldn't she have put it in a more positive way, such as "You can do it too!"
A more positive message would have had a better reception.

Also, her #SorryNotSorry mentality really aggravated me. Saying "I’m sorry you took an image and resonated with it in such a negative way." is NOT an apology in my book.

I was browsing sites online and one blog made an excellent point:
“what's your excuse” is not a question; it's a challenge. It's inherently aggressive.

I LOVE that the "what's your excuse" is a challenge. For me that works I don't understand why what works for me is wrong and must be apologized for.

The person who felt offended by the picture and took it to the media should have been mature and just thought "this message doesn't work for me, I think I will find a place online where I feel comfortable."
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