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Woman in cowgirl attire on horseback.

Woman in cowgirl attire on horseback. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you want to be a cowgirl, get ready to live by a slightly different set of rules than many women.  Cowgirls do not let their estrogen levels rule their lives, they are not princesses in the sense of Paris Hilton, but they may be princesses in the sense of Rapunzel, because they still believe that there is wonder in the world and they want to share it with the people around them.  There is a long lost moiré of polite society that says a real woman is refined in the art of inclusion, of seeing that all of the people in the room are engaged in conversation, that nobody is going unnoticed, and a real woman would never put her own insecurity ahead of the welfare or comfort of others.  That may be the most important cowgirl trait there is, the one that can talk to the old, the young, the lovely and the unlovely and make them all feel welcome, and she is confident enough to talk to the most attractive woman in the room in the kindest and most gracious of manners.  Being a cowgirl means you understand that how someone feels about you after you leave is not nearly as important as how they feel about themselves.

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