I responded, “How?”
Learn to say no to parties or next time. It’s good to party once in a while but if you don’t feel like going, then don’t. Spend time with yourself, too.
I am calling on all sorority advisors, house moms, chapter presidents… to create and hold space within your sororities for the “Me Too” conversations. STOP allowing a culture of “drunken mishaps” to sweep a member’s experience of rape under the table.
I’m not going to bore you with the specific details of how I got to the moment where my body gave out on the 14th street subway platform, because this is the story of where it’s been since then.
Look at your feet.
“Walking Ghost Syndrome happens when you’re exposed to a certain amount of radiation. The radiation kills your bone marrow but not much else. You get sick for a few days due to sepsis from all the dead bone marrow, then seem to get better, but your life now has a quite literal deadline; with no bone marrow, your red blood cells and immune system aren’t getting replenished so once you run out, that’s it.”
Shooters aren’t “crazy”—they’re the inevitable result of how we’ve been living, and the injustices we’ve allowed to fester.
You only get one chance to make a lasting first impression and the only thing separating you from relationship goals status is your lame dating schemes.
I didn’t sleep brilliantly that night, I never do when I’ve been drinking, but when I woke up I was completely sober.
For a relationship to work it takes both people doing something right and when it ends it’s both people doing something wrong.