Here’s the thing about being pro choice that people don’t get… You don’t have to morally agree with abortion to be pro choice. That’s why it’s not called pro abortion. It’s an understanding that you can’t make that choice for someone else and they have full control over that not you. It’s pro I’m not the boss of everyone else.
And with that, a tampon commercial has made me cry.
I try not to reblog much but this kind of hit home this am. My 8yo is getting to the age where some of these things are starting to happen. She thinks she isn’t smart enough to do math and isn’t brave enough to ride her bike w/o training wheels. I ALWAYS politely correct her and try to give her the vocabulary she needs to maybe express her feelings in a better way but I also catch her ‘doing things like a girl’ and think its cute and comment about it. I need to stop this. She is beautiful, and unique, and girlie, and all of the things I wasn’t as a child but wanted to be because I felt that’s what a girl is/was. I want her to feel as good about herself as possible because I always felt I was never good enough at anything. I just hope and pray I’m giving her the tools she needs to correctly process all of the negative things she hears and thinks and turn it into something positive.
Let’s be real, in a time before the internet people didn’t have more adventures and make more meaningful connections. They watched TV and listened to CDs. Before that they listened to records and read magazines. Before that they listened to the radio and…