Examining privilege is not a means by which to seek out a figure for blame; examining privilege is a means by which we can examine the disparities between people, learn from these disparities, and implement change accordingly.
There was an old yearbook and football helmet on a table that was set off to one side of the foyer. Both the yearbook and the helmet had seen better days; the two were discolored and a bit tattered, but admired all the same.
No matter how many times I say that I am perfectly okay with being single, sometimes it still gets to me.
1. Ironing clothes while you are wearing them.
At one time or another we’ve all felt the need to fulfill some type of expectation, whether it’s our own, our parents’, or those of the person we are trying to impress.
Never had I invested so much energy in examining the subliminal messaging which onlookers feel the need to extract from an outfit.
You’ve never been on a date?
Even still I will subject myself to emotional upheaval for hours on end in order to fulfill some need to prove that love does exist, albeit in a totally scripted alternate universe where everyone is strangely attractive and no one ever seems to wake up with morning breath.