You can be an amazing woman, an incredible person, and it still won’t get you the respect you deserve from someone who is incapable of providing it.
You can show up for them, fight against your own logical side, and you will still get nowhere.
The thing is- even if you are a high-value person, low-quality people will only be able to offer you degradation. It’s a complete waste of time to try and convince them of your worth.
They’re not the main party you’re trying to convince.
You’re trying to convince yourself that you have value. If they can…
Estelle Getty, the actor who gained fame through her role as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls, was once on a television show where she quipped that she was a feminist before it became popular.
She was a feminist because she worked and she had a family.
But if you’ve seen The Golden Girls, sitting through just one episode might shock you on the issues that routinely come up. Women body shame other women. Getty, who plays the mother of an older daughter, constantly makes jabs at her daughter for the latter’s inability to land a man.
Horrifying stories of…
Mary was killed.
when the call came, I saw the news first on my mother’s face
her eyebrows dipped at the bridge of her nose.
there is another mother in Pakistan who has lost her mind.
she waits for her son to come home
to at least call and laugh the nightmare away
to tell her that everybody has been lying
He and his American Dream have not been ended.
It was labeled a killing spree. They were there less for the money and more for the blood. This is the price we pay for the kind of work we…