People are so quick to judge one another’s lives these days
As if it’s some kind of dog show
Where everyone’s making notes in each category of the contestants life
Taking or allowing points based on their narrow life view
I find it entertaining when people feel the need to try & check me on the language that I use in my writing.
The language I use often challenges people's belief systems & it’s not uncommon for me to receive a variety of messages from those who hold the belief systems I’m challenging, reaching out in an attempt to keep their ideals patched together by telling me how I’m doing it wrong.
Don’t be fooled by the Instagram façade
It's anywhere and everywhere you turn on social media
Perfectly sculpted feeds of photos
Engendering a sense of everyone having it all together
This space isn't a 12 steps how to
5 ways you can
3 simple strategies for
9 things you need to be
100 things you aren't
When my brother died, I was stripped down to nothing.
I was swallowed up by the darkness, cast out into the abyss that is the mystery and unknown of life, with no return in sight.
But, there’s something beautiful that happens when you get stripped down to nothing.
Women have been shamed for their sexuality for too long.
I’ve endured a huge amount of it, both passively, aggressively + passive aggressively from people over the years.
God forbid a woman have a healthy sexual appetite, she’s obviously a slut.
I’ve never been one to follow the expected path in life.
I don’t fit well into other people’s molds, and often challenge their understanding or previously perceived notions of how to go about life.
She’s a woman unto herself
For awhile it was men that defined her
The way she wielded her sexuality
Where and how she fit into her place in society