Of the many massages I’ve had in my lifetime, I can think of two which stand out as the most disappointing. Now, given the number of massages I’ve had in total (and no, I don’t have an actual count, but it’s a lot), I can say that two bad ones, relatively speaking, is pretty inconsequential. And on a “bad” scale of 1-10, they weren’t really even terrible; just…lacking. You get so jazzed at the idea of going and having a massage, you look forward to it from the moment you confirm the appointment date and time, and then you get off the table when it’s over, and think, “Meh. That was a bummer.” But despite that small number, even now, years later, I can still remember them as being standouts. And, as I never saw either of those massage therapists again, being a standout on the negative side is not a good thing.
But as I said, those negative experiences were my fault. And here’s why: Continue reading “The Worst Massages I’ve Ever Had Were My Own Fault”