“I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet.”
― Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian Roger Dangerfield, and I am dating myself here, but he made a living on riffs on how, "I can't get no respect". O, Lordie. His path was rose-strewn compared to those folks in the left-hand side "Before" photo of the ubiquitous "Before and After" photo sequence chronicling a weight loss. Social media channels are chocked full with them and folks can't wait to look away from the left "before" person onto the right photo of "after" person. WeightWatchers' Connect has a menu item that allows you to easily upload your before and after photos.
My view? The person in the "Before" photo has in fact met "everyone" referred to in the Dangerfield quote and everyone may differ on all things political and religious, but they all pity the "before" person and agree that they look dreadful and feel the humiliation this person must feel. Some who post their o