What Makes Me

Am I a woman if I care for you? If I cater to your every need and bow down to you--worshiping you. If I instead chose to align you into the proper position of power does that make me a woman? If I stand up for myself and know how to refrain from your control … Continue reading What Makes Me

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Love Yourself

I reminisce on all of my poor decisions and wonder why I did not fall in love with myself long ago. No man has ever been able to fill the void within me. Only I am able to consult my inner demons and mold my insecurities into self-love that radiates to those around me. I strive to be confident in … Continue reading Love Yourself

The Education System

From the time I began school up until now when I am about to begin my postsecondary education, testing and unreasonable expectations are all that have been placed in front of me. Students are expected to have their life together and know if they would rather be a surgeon or social worker by the time they can walk--slight over … Continue reading The Education System

Women in the Media

Nowadays, it is thought to be normal and attractive for women to have bodily parts strewn about and displayed in a sexual manner. Forty years ago, that would not have been acceptable. Low cut tops and the sexual appeal women's bodies posed began to be seen as a breakthrough in society with the third-wave of feminism. In the early 1990s the promiscuous persona of … Continue reading Women in the Media

The Barriers Between the Genders

Men and women are alienated figures to one another. Besides some of the bodily structure similarities and both being a part of the human race, they are complete opposites. One is not greater than the other. They each have their own individual purpose to serve in the way that is fit for them. Men are … Continue reading The Barriers Between the Genders