You Wanted A Safe Love, And Now You Regret It

God & Man

“An older version of me
Is she perverted like me?
Would she go down on you in a theater?…
And are you thinking of me when you fuck her?”
– Alanis Morisette

She will be all fairy lights and toothy-smiles;
all brushing the gold from her hair;
all Snow White and poisonless apple;
all sugar cakes and wine and perfect tits.

I will be all burning candles and snarling;
all you dusting off your shoulders;
all villainess and scratch-me-from-your-eyelids-when-you’re-lonely;
all Sunday mornings and vomit and fuck-me-senseless.

She will be all gentle and supple-skinned;
all eating compliance for breakfast;
all out of sight and less complicated;
all Holy Mary and see-you-later and closing the gap.

She will be all you think you’re looking for,
but she will not be who you want her to be.
I will be all haunt-your-dreams-and-your-fantasies;
and you’ll forever be knowing she’ll never be me. TC mark

I asked women to be honest about their Instagram photos

“The essays in this book are short and sweet, and incredible. Love love loved this.” — Alex

“I’m so in love with this book! It’s so moving and some of the stories bring me to tears not because it’s sad, but because it’s relatable and shows that we’re not alone.” — Kendra

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