Redhead Turning Blonde?

Redhead Turning Blonde?

Last week, the worst thing ever happened to me: I was called blonde.

Let me set the stage for you:

My co-worker used the phrase “redheaded stepchild” and I (somewhat jokingly) called him out on it for being offensive. Then he apologized and said he forgot he was talking to.

Which led him into saying that he didn’t really think of me as a redhead and thought instead of me more as a blonde.

Which really set me off. So I explained to him that my hair used to be darker and curlier and started changing and it freaks me out because it means I’m aging. I’m only 30! (Although my mom says my redheaded grandmother had red hair until she passed away…despite always dying it blonde!)

Then he showed me a picture of a “redhead”, and said “Well your hair isn’t red like this.”

He showed me a picture of a fake ginger!

Then he showed me a picture of a girl with hair that he thought looked like mine, and I responded that that was definitely a real redhead.

Now he thinks I’m going to throw a brick through his window because he stuck his foot in his mouth…

But only a redhead would have that kind of temper, wouldn’t they? Not a “blonde” like me. *Evil smile*

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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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