I really don’t get the idiom, “have her cake and to eat it too.”
Well duh! Why would you want a cake if not to eat it? The statement seems to always hold negative connotations, and it’s so stupid! Why is it wrong to want cake? What in the world would you want it for if not to eat?
I feel it ties into the notion that pleasure is sinful. Or that it is ok to have desires for yourself, but don’t ask for too much. Whaaaah?
The scary thing is that I used to buy into that notion.
I choose not to feel guilty or ashamed for EATING (and enjoying) CAKE! Just saying’…