“Learn to cook and sew and clean so that a man will want you.
If your hair is long and body, lean, he will want to flaunt you. 212 more words
This is both simple and complex. I don’t know where to start so I’ll just start. There was never anything wrong with your body, even if the doctors and the surgery and the treatments alongside kids who faced challenges exponentially greater than yours, made you feel a shameful sense of difference, a distance from the normal your brothers represented. 675 more words
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A couple of weeks ago on a particularly warm fall day, I went to Starbucks with a friend. As I surveyed my drink options, weighing the merits of the perennial caramel iced latte against the promise of an iced café mocha, something caught my eye.