A while back I had a wonderful chat with my dear friend Jill; you may know her as a bad ass photographer, tbt friend, and fellow member of the GHC. During this conversation many topics of the upmost importance were discussed, such as (but not limited to), kittens, Justin Timberlake,Moet Chambden, cat videos, twerking, and most importantly girl crushes (really, to be completely honest, this conversation spanned several days).
It’s not what you think. We both love men, as members of the GHC we adore men, however, the girl crush is a topic I think more people should understand. Currently, upon hearing of such ideas many get squeamish and awkward. Why? I’m not entirely sure, after all bromance is so widely accepted and understood it is practically a part of the bro-code bylaws. If you are going to legislate bromance into existence you might as well hear me out on the touchy topic of the girl crush.
The term “girl crush” doesn’t mean you want to have an intimate relationship with another woman, it is entirely platonic in nature. Girl crush refers to the act of being impressed by and having a great admiration for a fellow woman; if they just so happen to be beautiful or have good style, BONUS you can admire them all the more.
Gentlemen, there are equal rights to this argument, you can have a bromance, and you can platonically admire and be impressed by a beautiful, strong woman. The road goes both ways.
This concept is one I would like to explore with you. Who do you admire and why? What are the determining factors for your girl crushes?
Get ready, there is much more of this to come.