I was recently awarded an honorary man card. An honor that frankly has been a long time coming, and apparently a highly sought after commodity. But how does a woman earn the right to said card? Does this mean that you are somehow unfeminine? Oh, heck no! You can still be feminine. I think you need to be to a certain extent. As a matter of fact, last time I checked, neither Rosie O’Donnell nor Whoopie Goldberg held this honor.
Actually, the way I see it, the best and fastest route to an honorary man card is to simply accept and embrace the things that are inherently manly about your man (or your male friends). That’s not to say that you necessarily have to agree with it or like it (although that doesn’t hurt your case). Just don’t expect a real man to act like a girl. That’s what your girlfriends are for.
Now here’s my vote for all-time honorary man card lifetime achievement award:
EDITOR’S NOTE: There’s absolutely no shame in not wanting a man card. Some women are naturally girly. I’m cool with that — really, I am. Just don’t try to convert me. I’m happy being me.
And speaking of men, one of my favorite pastors (who is, coincidentally a man) will be guest blogging here tomorrow: Jason S from Connecting to Impact. Y’all come back now, ya hear!