Being A Girl: A Brief Personal History of Violence

Brief but terribly clear. You’re appreciated for sharing your story. The terms, “He’s a boy and doesn’t know better. ” Is that mother teaching and embracing the ignorance! Show him! Why not teach him?? I’ll never understand the need or desire to consistently excuse boys and men of their behavior. Leaving women constant victims of second guessing themselves every second of the day!

The Belle Jar


I am six. My babysitter’s son, who is five but a whole head taller than me, likes to show me his penis. He does it when his mother isn’t looking. One time when I tell him not to, he holds me down and puts penis on my arm. I bite his shoulder, hard. He starts crying, pulls up his pants and runs upstairs to tell his mother that I bit him. I’m too embarrassed to tell anyone about the penis part, so they all just think I bit him for no reason.

I get in trouble first at the babysitter’s house, then later at home.

The next time the babysitter’s son tries to show me his penis, I don’t fight back because I don’t want to get in trouble.

One day I tell the babysitter what her son does, she tells me that he’s just a little boy, he doesn’t know…

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Your Life Goes On

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The fluffy is real and it’s really unhealthy. I’ve mentioned The Fluffy. Right? Surely. That feeling you have when you’re in a new relationship. Like you’re on Cloud 9. Nothing can bring you down. Your new lover and all the cute little imperfections are adorable. And everything they Continue reading