I cannot tell you how painful it felt to be laughed at by kids in the cafeteria in school for being overweight. Or how worthless I felt when my step-dad compared me to a whale. And then after losing the weight in college, how frustrating it was to be asked if I had an eating disorder.
You genuinely hate all those quotes that girls share about how “If you can’t handle me at my worst, blah blah blah,” because, in your experience, the only relationships that work are the ones where BOTH parties are trying to be the best version of themselves.
One of these images captured a Muslim woman, wearing a full-body burqa, protesting in Nigeria and holding up a sign that read: “This is Terrorism, not Islam.”
I’ve wasted decades of my life trying to change things I’d never be able to change.
7. We don’t give a shit what we wear when we meet. So long as you’re not naked, and you don’t stink, all’s good.