I’ve never, ever wanted a guy to put me on a pedestal - if you’re on a pedestal, you have a long way to fall. And no one can live up to the expectations that some folks - in fact, a lot of folks - have for women. That we’re virgins, Madonnas, mothers, little girls, perfect angels to be protected. Naturally, viewing women this way sets up a very dangerous dynamic - because no one is perfect, and when women transgress, they get punished.He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know, Jessica Valenti
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It doesn’t matter to me
I tell myself repeatedly.
The same wind that blows us off course can turn and carry us home.The Siren, Tiffany Reisz