“He said he liked his girls larger than my already pleasantly plump self, and if I didn’t want to gain weight, then the relationship would go nowhere.”
Civil rights may be seen as a zero-sum game: when policy changes are made for a small minority, the majority may tend to view this as an inherent loss of their own freedoms.
Or maybe he’s making you wait because the more you wait, the more you’ll appreciate what you’re going to get. The longer you wait, the longer you’ll keep what he’s going to give you.
Close your ears to all the negative things that people have to say about you and surround yourself with those who will embrace your little imperfections and help you do that as well.
If you’ve never failed in anything then you’re really not learning at all. It’s essential to make mistakes in life in order for you to see the path that’s truly meant for you. Mistakes are the pathway for us to discover ourselves which is why we need to have the guts to fail and stand up afterwards.
In this society exist people who have a far more powerful machine, a machine that has the power to turn the harsh, judgmental words into dust that floats away with a soft breeze.
It was not until she almost vanished into the darkness of complacency that she realized she did not belong in a world that the majority live in, a world of black and white. She was meant to live life in full color.
There are so many women who have been assaulted and have nowhere to go, no one to talk to. Even my therapist says, “well it happened, but don’t let it ruin your life.” There is no compassion for women.
Being in my twenties, I realize being black is exactly what I am.
Hey, social media, this is my official go f**k yourself, because I love every inch of my body and I will not apologize for that.