“Am I really Nigerian if I don’t speak my native language? I speak English but I’m definitely not British!”
“If I have a child, I think humanity is worth saving.”
“Everyone tells her this is how its supposed to be. She tells herself this is how it’s supposed to be. She tells everyone this is how it’s supposed to be.”
[W]hile we start early to teach little girls that they are responsible for the sexual attention they draw to themselves, I have hardly seen the same energy used to repudiate the assaulters.
“You know men…you have to manage their egos”.
“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.”
“That XYZ person that made you feel bad about ABC is not having a bad day. They are douchebags. Rid yourself of them quick.”
“[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?
“Self ownership is codified beyond my grasp…”