Because not everything is so black and white.
A favorite of mine by the magical Brianna Wiest, this piece is honest, without being too harsh or preachy. Wiest’s wise words will have you glued to the screen, I can guarantee it.
It’s hard to concentrate on work when you keep popping into my head.
“Textbook had them draw their ideal pet. A 10-year-old drew a human chained up in a cage, with an electric shock box attached to them with wires.”
“Driving back from my dad’s late one night. I was only about ten minutes into an hours drive and I felt something touch my head. Not like a tickle but a proper touch like the way you ruffle kids hair.”
“My ex boyfriend abducted me from my parents’ home when I was 19. Threw me in the trunk of his car and drove off.”
The bad ‘mailman’ “When I was maybe 10-11 I was home sick from school, and was on the couch watching tv when the doorbell rang.
1. He predicted my sister’s miscarriage “Had a student last year that was different. He didn’t get along with other kids and kept mostly to himself. We communicated well when he was in the mood to interact.
There’s some SERIOUSLY creepy stuff on Wikipedia!
“This old Russian lady would relate the same tale over and over. Her husband drank and hit her. It was sad for sure. But one day she leaned over and whispered, ‘He was asshole drunk, so I pushed him down stairs. Dead.'”