Don't Tell Me to Smile: A Resting Bitch Face Rant

I am a sufferer of resting bitch face. The symptoms included, but are not limited to: being interested in what someone is saying and not looking interested, contentedly working and people thinking something's wrong, and waiting in line for the bathroom and people thinking you're a stone cold bitch, and then being told that. Most of the time, what my face is telling people is not what I really feel. Most of the time I'm happy, or at least content. My face just doesn't quite get the memo.

One of the side effects of this disease is constantly being asked, "Why aren't you happy?"  I then turn my resting bitch face toward them and mutter something like "I'm fine, I'm just working”, and everyone takes that to mean I think my life is horrible and I am stressed.

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