People can have a hard time seeing that introversion and its particular set of behaviors is often conflated with coldness. This is a label especially reserved for a particular taxonomy of women. You don’t hear folks talking about cold men. They’ll call them the “silent type”, “stoic”, “mysterious.”
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The strongest women cry. They weep. They scream. They fight. And it doesn’t make them weak. It doesn’t make them small. It doesn’t make them inferior. No, it makes them warriors. It makes them tough and brave. Because having feelings? Is nothing short of courageous.
Know when to speak up. Your friends’ sexist joke isn’t funny and neither is his racist one, so call him out on both.
The guy that broke your heart.
My uterus and I would very much like the questions regarding our future together to stop, and not just because I don’t have all the answers for you. I don’t like the way that intrusive questions like this make me feel.
We were taught to love hard. We were taught to feel hard and to believe in people, no matter their past mistakes. We grew up trusting and falling and loving, and we grew up to believe that love was real.
They dress up for themselves, not for men or for anyone else. Strong women want to look their best because it makes them feel good. It isn’t for anyone else. It’s for their happiness and joy. Clothing is an art form, not a runway show for people to whistle at.
Living your best life means living without fear. It means living with confidence. It means being authentically you.
“Lugging around purses that weigh more than a newborn.”