Styles are an interesting thing when it comes to recovery. Rehab and AA meetings blend a unique group of people that have varied backgrounds and styles. I could talk about styles that I have noticed, but that’s boring… let’s talk about the lame styles. Those styles that make you display that cringe face that makes you look like you may or may not be constipated. Here are a few:
- The 7AM High Heeler: At my rehab, much like other rehabs, our first group started at 7AM. This is when people would toss something together real quick to not be naked. There was a girl who would come down looking like she was going to a club: high heels, glittery party shirt, face caked with make-up, hair done up, etc.
- The Pajamas: I can never stand when people wear pajamas in public. I have been to many AA meetings and seen a girl wearing pajamas… but wait… she has a full head of make-up. Why? What message are you sending here? Just put on some pants. If needed I can put up an instructional guide on how to put pants on. Pretty basic stuff, though.
- The Ed Hardy: It’s really hard to focus on a speaker at a meeting when the guy in front of you is wearing a bedazzled Ed Hardy shirt with a picture of an eagle holding a baby seal.
- The Affliction/Tapout ensemble: These shirts could go along with the Ed Hardy shirt, but I feel like they are in their own category of douche baggery. Some people actually do train in MMA and can wear a TapOut shirt; however, the majority of people want to let people know that think a whole lot about fighting.
- The hooker outfit: Relax… we get you like to have sex, but your at an AA meeting. Just tell someone you like to have sex and you will find someone who will reciprocate your feelings and have sex with you.
- The workout outfit: One if the reasons people would wear their workout outfit because you just came straight from the gym and into the meeting, which is pretty gross… take a shower and change. The other reason is that you want people to know that you work out. That’s really a self-centered idea because in reality, no one cares.