Since you yourself don’t believe that you are enough, you look to the most distant, most uninterested of contenders to give you that validation.
This is me breaking the cycle and talking about it.
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.