It took me a long time to tell my story. I feel like I’m still telling it, in fact. And along the way, as I shared bits and pieces, I was met with a mix of mostly wonderful responses and a few idiotic responses. I keep telling my story regardless of the idiots because I […]
When I was a little girl, I was encouraged not to be strong. Don’t have strong opinions, don’t beat the boys at anything, don’t be too loud, don’t be independent. Don’t be strong. Strong, I was told, was ugly.