The Conflict of Contradiction

Meme with heading "Women's Magazine: Page 14: How to lose weight fast; Page 15: You're beautiful the way you are; Page 16: Cake recipe. Women (in this case, but I realize this applies to others!) are constantly bombarded with hypocritical messages. "Lose 30 pounds by summer!", a magazine headline blares as you are waiting in… Continue reading The Conflict of Contradiction

The Night I Was Almost Raped

I remember the night like it was yesterday. A group of us were at a nightclub that had a "teen night". I arrived with a friend and she introduced me to the rest of her friends. We had a great night, dancing and laughing. I was about 18 at the time, graduated from high school,… Continue reading The Night I Was Almost Raped