10 Things Elegant Ladies DON’T Do

Jennifer McDougall
3 min readApr 11, 2022

We all know the type of woman we don’t want to be.

10 Things Elegant Ladies DON’T Do
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But what makes a woman elegant? Is it the way they talk? The way they dress? The way they act? Or something else? Sometimes, it can be hard to tell right away. So today, I’d like to show you what kind of lady doesn’t exude elegance and why elegance is so important to us.

Elegance is often mistaken for “luxury.” While these two concepts are not entirely different, they are far from synonymous. Elegance is an innate quality that is only achieved by developing character traits, including a healthy self-image and the willingness to learn from the past.

Here are ten simple things elegant ladies don’t do.

  1. They don’t waste time on gossip. Instead, they guide conversations with intellect and discuss ideas, how things work, and matters of the heart.

2. They don’t take on other people’s problems.

3. They don’t put up with people who treat them poorly. Instead, they set and maintain strict boundaries to protect their energy. As a result, they have high standards for what they expect and accept from others. When someone doesn’t treat them with dignity and respect, they disconnect from associating with that person. Elegant ladies know their worth, and they do not settle for anything.

4. They don’t need to be in a relationship to feel complete and happy. They are delighted alone and thrive in their skin without the feeling of needing to belong to someone else.

5. They don’t need a reason to look good; they do it because it feels good! They take care of their appearance, but they never spend hours getting ready. They have a simple yet effective grooming routine. They never wear too much makeup or perfume. They never show much cleavage outside of the bedroom, and they maintain a clean household.

6. They don’t give up on themselves after making a mistake or two. They practice resilience and never hold on to the past. Elegant ladies love embracing new beginnings.

7. They don’t waste time trying to change someone else; instead, they focus on changing their circumstances to be happier and healthier.

Jennifer McDougall

Passionate Lifestyle and Wellness Advocate | Dedicated to Sharing Self-Improvement Insights | Creator and Host of 'Life Refined' https://linktr.ee/jenmcdougall