1. Realize your privileges, and take advantage of them.
That is me getting up.
For some, shame is situation dependent.
Falling in love with a closeted guy is a catch-22. The love is passionate, true, and scandalous. You feel like you’re living in a movie. For the time you spend with him, it’s great. However, you slowly learn that love shouldn’t be hidden.
“Straight acting, u be 2.” “Looking for gym buddy, no fems.” “If ur a faggot it won’t work.”
7. Picking their nose.
I never wear pants in the office. I believe in a-line skirts and cardigans or Michelle Obama style dresses with flats or heels only.
Here was the mentality I grew up with: the world is a meat market and I am a steak. It was my fault if men were giving me looks and I was sinning by giving them something to look at.
A day was eventually set for my self-termination. When the day came it felt strange because I was happy. This part will always stand out to me, that I was joyous — excited, even.
Jealousy is probably one of the most unjustifiable feelings we have, but we have it anyway, despite it being wholly irrational 99% of the time.