Inspire Men to Respect You (Using This Hollywood Diva's Secret)

Love, Self

If you think your partner doesn't respect you, try examining how much you respect yourself.

"Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door." - Coco Chanel

Greta Garbo, the 1930's Swedish-born film star, demonstrated how to get the respect you desire and deserve. After Garbo had become established as a major star, she decided to negotiate a contract that reflected her immense box-office value to the producers. Accordingly she demanded a weekly fee of $5,000 - compared to the minute $350 a week she'd previously been paid. When film mogul Louis Mayer heard Garbo's demand he offered her $2,500. Garbo replied simply, in her Swedish-American accent, "I think I go home..."

And off she went.

Pow! I bet he never saw that coming!

Garbo returned to her hotel and stayed there, not budging, while Mayer stewed - for seven months - at which Mayer eventually caved in and gave Garbo what she asked for. Greta had ovaries! A magnetic, high value woman doesn't have balls (smile).

How many times have we stayed in a relationship, watching our dignity slip away? Knowing we should have walked away. Yet, we STAYED...

Beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

In my early 20's, I was in love with a guy whom I thought I could not live without. He had two other girlfriends. I had such low self-worth, I used to say he cheated on me with other women. (Wow! What warped thinking!) I eventually got myself out of that emotionally abusive relationship. It was like breaking an addiction! (Later in life, I would discover the power of Oxytocin). In the end, after much self-growth, my self-worth skyrocketed and I started to attract quality men. However, I would never forget the lessons learned in my early 20's. Keep reading...

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