“The mantle of likability is a double bind […] which makes her both terrified to speak up, […] and deserving of punishment (nay violence) if she dares to rejects it.”
“[A] good errand girl makes a good daughter, and a good daughter makes a good wife.”
It’s been centuries and the perfect marriage algorithm has not been perfected. Whats the deal?
Fine Boi About Town
The truth is never far from the surface, but it’s usually well-kitted.
Will Power: [Wills] are an important way for women to take back power over that which concerns them!!
The Ladies Room
The Ladies Room: “Imma do me, in and out of the ladies room. You do you boo. Just stay out of my way.”
Potty Training 101
Potty Training 101: “Though I refuse to wake my daughter up to pee in the middle of the night, (because I cannot be cruel to myself), I’ve definitely sobbed when she has asked me to stop whatever it is I am doing, to take her to the loo at any given point in the day.”
Tips On How To Preserve Your Sanity
I’ve compiled a few things […] that you can try to help keep you from sinking into the rabbit hole that is depression, anxiety or paranoia.
Intentional Gospel: “I wanted books [with] dynamic characters they could relate with; characters who would then become constant affirmation-whispering companions during their internal monologues for years to come.”
Call Me Dami
Call Me Dami: “Strive high for yourselves and so other women can see you and know they belong too. Defy the mainstream media. You’re more than just a wife or a mother, and your skin does not limit you.”