5. You wish you could respond to people in person using gifs
1. Be unapologetic.
1. The friend who’s in medical school.
You can sit down at 9 o’clock at night all comfy in bed ready to surf the internet a bit before you fall asleep… and then find yourself in an exorcism position at 2 AM with your eyes still glued to the screen.
In our pursuit of human degradation, we now have an endless amount of material to whet our sadistic appetites.
Being a woman means encountering men who feel it’s their right to deny and manipulate our self-worth, general well-being, and physical safety. It sounds like an exaggeration but it’s the harsh reality we live in.
Can we just take a few minutes and really think about the subject matter that is being discussed before we jump directly to “Let’s question your existence as a human being – because you don’t share my opinion on this subject, so screw off?”
For websites like washingtonpost.com that allow you a certain number of free stories per month before you hit a paywall, just delete the cookies from the site and it will reset your count. Alternatively, you can browse it in incognito mode.
But why? For what? We aren’t gaining anything from watching other people live out their lives from behind a computer screen.
You are tough and a post-modern feminist and you don’t need anyone. Ever.