Regina: I love your skirt! Where'd you get it?
Girl: It's my mom's old skirt from the eighties.
Regina: Oh, vintage. So adorable.
Regina: (to Cady) That is the ugliest effing skirt I have ever seen.
Every girl is aware of the movie the dialogues belong to. [Just for the record: Mean Girls.]I for one, always loved and adored the movie.
Unfortunately, now watch the movie playing in front of me, in reality, almost every other day. Sometimes, played by me. Weather it is sweet-talking someone I dislike or ignoring a person because it is just not right. Playing by the rules of life, not voicing true feelings, acting, hiding behind a 'someone' else... not really me. But aren't we all burdened by the society's superficial ways of living, and in some cases, "I love your skirt! Where'd you get it?"
I have come to realize that life really is very short and wonderful. It's time to give up the mask, burn it up or flush it down the drain...Trash it.
It will take time, the masks are engraved in us so deeply that a lot of effort will be required in 'pulling-them-off'. Not as easy as the Stanley Ipkiss's The Mask [remember the green one]. Yet, a lil' bit trying everyday.