Got my first compliment in person, awesome - by Mrs. Spivey
Up until 6 months deep, anyone that saw my hair in person didn't know what was going on with it. I got a lot of "did you just wake up?", "Nice Bedhead, it looks good on you", and the awesome "Been getting busy I see". No. I just don't brush...So I was in a thrift store, and a man passed me from behind mumbling " I like your dreads". The music was loud so It took me a few seconds to compute. I just smiled at him and then I realized I got a positive response from a guy with a low cut and I wanted to say thank you but he was working in the back room by that time.Then, it happened again a week later, this time from a cashier with super long twist method dreads. I made sure to tell him I appreciate the compliment. It is nice to get compliments and not harsh words from people of different backgrounds and professions. I never want to offend anyone with my hair and unfortunately in our 2nd month (I had no dreads yet)but somehow managed to. Someone hiding behind the internet said " gtfo with your sh*tty white dreads" on our blog. My response was simply "no" because they wouldn't have been worth dreaducating.I'm believe hatred only breeds more hatred, and I try to stay away from it but sometimes it cannot be helped.So If your dreads are looking too funky for your liking, dont give up cause one day when you least expect it, they will grow on you (literally) and look awesome. Remember, it's all about the journey, not the destination.