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I Fight These Demons So I Can Explain The Scars: Shiphrah’s Story, Part Two

"I fight for the people I love and for people I don't even know because I desperately want them to know that they are worth it. I fight my own demons to give my children a healthy mother and so I can explain the scars to them someday.

Previous pinner: Shaming Girls For Their Bodies v, Teaching Men Responsibility.  You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out which option is the correct one.

Shaming Girls For Their Bodies vs Teaching Men Responsibility. You dont have to be a rocket scientist to figure out which option is the correct one. God it pisses me off when people don't fucking understand this and teach it.

because I hear this all the time: "You are just working to support your family, aren't you? You are not a career woman." And by career woman they mean something absolutely terrible. I am as career woman as working men are career men.

Women in today's society are also so insecure about themselves. Many women see other women as competition. Instead of women being against each other, we need to stand with each other in order to be strong enough to fight for our rights.

strong female characters are gaining popularity, especially in Young Adult books. Lots of people (Myself included) love books that have strong, independent female characters even though traditionally women are portrayed as weak and helpless.

I couldnt agree more with Rebecca West. None of us are just doormats who can be walked over because its what society says or the norm. Be more than just what society wants women to be.be the light that shines for all those women who come knocking at