Am working on several other projects/still recovering/life is a mess so may have a break in writing longer essays while I submit things and work on bigger projects, but wanted to quickly round up some thoughts I have about things women need to do to support each other: 1) We have got to start talking
I hate competing, even in when I’m good at things, for a reason. I’d sooner let someone take the stage than take the stage myself. If you hand me the microphone, I’m handing it off as quickly as possible. My goal as a teacher was for my kids to not need me. I’ve mastered the
I’ve been thinking a lot about the way we approach community, and each other. This generation feels isolated, disconnected. Are we really alone in this struggle? The enormity of the struggle seems real, even my rich friends with good jobs can’t afford rent. We judge our friends who struggle and whose lives aren’t picture perfect
“That sounds an awful lot like rape and if I ever see him in person, I’ll kill him.” It is a question that has long haunted me, why did my member of MENSA uber feminist mom stay with a man who beat her and then a man who hurt us and was an awful drunk.
This isn’t something I’ve talked a lot about except with a few friends back home and with my parents, but I want to talk about it now. When I am in a room of only white people I get extremely uncomfortable. I am white. The first time in my life that I experienced this was