Am I allowed to fantasize having my hands pinned against the wall and him clutching my waist forward? Am I allowed to desire a man on top of me?
Being A Girl
The other day at a party, a white girl drunkenly called me “Nora” for several minutes before she realized that Nora, the only other Asian person present, was actually on the other side of the room.
I’m the girl you text after last call. I’m the girl you forget exists until you’re drunk and alone and need someone.
I am not going to feel guilty about raising my standards after a lifetime of leaving them low.
She is happy being single because there is nothing missing from her world. She already has a reason to smile. She already has a future to look forward to living.
“People say whiskey is a complicated drink,” Toshiko said. “But for me, it’s a very simple drink — it just happens to be mixed with a lot of complicated feelings.”
Always be kind to yourself and never discount the small achievements that you make every day, because they make you as much a Girl Boss as anyone else!
Even the strongest girls break down. When they’ve had enough, when they’ve been strong for too long and they just can’t do it anymore.
She’s strong, because she shows up, even when she’s shaking. She speaks, even when it’s with a cracked voice. She keeps breathing, even when those breaths are shaky.
We are girls with anxiety whose favorite word is I’m sorry.