The daughter of the troop leader was drunk with power.
One of the best parts of diving into a good piece of fiction is when you discover a character that truly inspires you and reminds you of the incredible things that humans are capable of.
You learned how to be strong by watching her.
Virgo season sent me into an existential tailspin about my ~future~ and I cried my eyes out (chic!) more than once in a therapists office about worrying about change, my health, and dying alone.
The reason I am writing this is to let you know that I also feel dull and sluggish before going out for an adventure. Almost at the verge of giving up, I just give myself a little kick. I have never ever regretted what has happened afterwards.
“I remember lying in bed praying to a god (that I didn’t even believe in) that I would just wake up as a girl.”
Their nagging. One day daughters will appreciate that mom’s nagging was done out of love.
I may never live in America again, but I am cool with that — I have by my side the two people in the world who have given me the gift of “being me”. What’s more, had I not left, I would not have had the privilege of seeing America from both sides of the coin. And you know what? It’s made me love it even more.
Principle: Can we all quit telling each other what to wear and what not to wear already!?! Hypocrisy: White people shouldn’t wear cornrows. Stop it.
As mothers and fathers of sons, it’s time that we stop treating sexual assault as something only parents of daughters have to worry about.