Judging new people is easy to do, but actually getting to know someone for who they really are is a challenge that not many people are willing to take on. There have always been people that have judged me because I wear Cinch jeans and cowboy boots, but they really do not know that the reason I wear these clothes is because I work with horses after school. I have always wondered why these people judge me when they don’t know me at all. Why do they have to look down on me because I dress different than they do? I have thought about this a lot and I have come to the conclusion that people judge me because they are uncomfortable with me being different from them, they don’t want to take the time to get to know me, and they may think I don’t like them because I dress a certain way.
Not many people are comfortable with the way I dress because they aren’t usually around very many people that dress different like I do. For example maybe they have grown up in the city and they have only worn Tommy Hilfiger jeans. That is what everybody in the big city of LA only wears Tommy Hilfiger jeans. If they were to see me in my wrangler or cinch jeans, it makes them very uncomfortable because they have never been around that. It fustrating that I don’t fit their trend and they don’t except me as a normal person.
Not only are a lot of people uncomfortable with the way I dress, but they also don’t seem to want to see past the way I dress and get to know me. This is difficult for me because I have to work extra hard, to try and get the message to them that there’s more to a person than appearance. For example people have been walking along the hall on their lunch time and they’ve seen me sitting on the bench by myself eating lunch, instead of stopping to talk or introduce themselves, they keep on walking to so they can spend as much time with their girlfriend/boyfriend as possible during the break. Instead of taking five minutes t