The Things You Said “Can’t you just forget about it?” “You deserved it.” “Did you have sex with him before?” “Did you ever want to?” “Maybe you misunderstood what was happening.” "Some kids just like to experiment with each other, sexually, that's all." "You're blowing this out of proportion." “You have to put this … Continue reading The Things You Said
Category: Rape Culture / Feminism
An Open Letter To Anyone Who Has Ever Heard A Part of My Story & Cringed In Embarrassment For Me
An Open Letter To Anyone Who Has Ever Heard A Part of My Story And Cringed In Embarrassment For Me I see you. You’re the person posting on social media Of your shock and grief Regarding the suicides of Kate Spade And Anthony Bourdain. I see you. You’re the person who says suicide … Continue reading An Open Letter To Anyone Who Has Ever Heard A Part of My Story & Cringed In Embarrassment For Me
The Story I Have To Tell
I am the girl you’ve been riding with since you were ten. We were in the same class; I sat across from you in math. I am your colleague, your associate. I’ve worked for you. I’ve given you my number. We’ve met up after being friends for years. I’ve tried a horse from you, I’ve … Continue reading The Story I Have To Tell
I was encouraged, over and over, to start this blog as a way to be a role model and leader for women. Specifically, solo female travelers and female equestrians. The term ‘role model’ is not something I would have ever used to describe myself, nor would it have ever been something I would aspire to … Continue reading A Redirection
So, This Is Where You Stop Reading, Right?
They said everything was going to be okay if I would just forget about it If I would just forget about it If I could just forget about it, I could look at the bottom of steering wheels Like a normal person If I could just forget about it, I could count to twenty-eight and … Continue reading So, This Is Where You Stop Reading, Right?