There is one party that makes its way around women on a consistent basis. Women are constantly getting invite to it. It is darkly appealing. Something about this party makes it a hit among women far and wide. There is no age limit to this popular party and the invitation is so subtle most women don’t know they’ve been invited and that they are already attending. This party summons is that beguiling. And yet invitations to these parties need to be avoided and declined at all costs.
What are they? Pity parties. What is it about pity parties that make them so prevalent among women? They meet women in the dark alley of despair or exhaustion and mysteriously make women feel welcome. But make no mistake about it: these parties prey on a woman’s vulnerability and take the life out of a woman’s spirit. So the next time an invitation to a pity party comes along—run in the other direction! Every woman needs to say no with vehemence and fortitude to the pity party invitation! Like binge eating or delving into alcohol to find comfort, recovery from a pity party is often long and difficult; and once ensnared in the pity party circuit, they become the entertainment of choice. The best bet? Always say “No thanks!” to the pity party invitation, no matter how appealing.