19 Conventionally Attractive Women Explain How Being Hot Sometimes Makes Their Life Harder

17. It really, really sucks

I get catcalled / honked at a lot. I know this happens to a lot of women, but it just happens to me so frequently and I’m constantly worried about my safety. The other day I took a 15 min walk and in that time I got honked at twice and a guy got out of his car at a red light to ask me if I needed a ride. It just makes me scared sometimes. I’d just like to be able to take a nice walk without worrying about that kind of thing.

People definitely underestimate my intelligence as well. It rubs me the wrong way when people act all surprised that I’m actually smart.

Having straight male friends is tough. My closest friends are women or gay men. I have some straight guy friends but usually they end up hitting on me at some point or another. I shoot it down but some of them still hold out a little hope. I have one pretty good straight guy friend and I think the only reason we can be that way is because we established early on we aren’t interested in one another romantically. I don’t like to buy stock into the idea that straight men and women can’t be friends but it’s hard not to think that it’s nearly impossible if the man is attracted to the woman at this point in my life after it’s happened so often.

— nattyicequeen

18. Too many people ask me out!

Can’t make a single guy friend because most of them eventually end up asking me out. Can only be friends with a few select woman because the rest are overbearing. Needless to say, I run in small circles.

— melindang

19. It just sucks sometimes

So being mildly attractive as a woman sucks if you join the military. Also being a physics major in college sucked big time, too. Oh and definitely have fun being taken seriously in a job for aeronautical engineering (this job only lasted 6 months, thankfully).

Seriously. You can be a 5/7 and all of these things suck big time.

Really glad that I don’t work conventional jobs anymore.

— xfitsally Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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