“When Did I Become So Bitchy?”

Man in elevator: (smiles) “Hello! Nice night out.” Me: (half smile) “Uh, yeah…I guess.” (immediately show disinterest)   When I was in elementary school I remember being too naive and shy to be popular. I didn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings and always offered to share my lunch with anyone hungry. I saw mean boys and girls and thought “why are they so angry?”. I would never become like that,...