Posts tagged dating
No More Cool Girl BS For Me

“As a woman, in my first serious, and only relationship up to that point, I had an unfailing drive to just ‘make it work.’ That meant ignoring red flags and warning signs and forging on with determination to hunker down and be the best girlfriend in the world. (Whatever that meant.) Surely he would appreciate me then, once I was perfect…”

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When The Personal Becomes Political

“I haven’t been able to date. I can’t put aside all the injustices in the world to have a ‘cute dinner’ with some dude. The news alerts on my phone are too frequent and too terrible. When I do let things out I am told that ‘it will be fine, we will all be okay.’ Sadly, I am not able to compartmentalize things like that because some people simply won’t be ‘okay.’..”

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