Please don’t console me with sayings like “God has a plan for you” or “They went to be with Jesus” when something bad happens.
Though the negative aspects of this experience may be attributed to unprofessional medical staff or restrictive procedures, one fact stands out: Simply by being a woman within this situation, my well-being was put at risks in ways that my male counterparts will never know.

Sep 11, 2013 at 11:00am | 542 comments

how not to be a dick
Do not shame me or tell me to stop complaining because I am lucky/endowed/gifted/anything along those lines. I get it.
He takes a long draw on his cigarette and in a sad voice says, “I am a registered sex offender. I totally understand if you do not want to see me ever again.”