'People aren't judging you as much as you think they are. This one will take you a LONG time to figure out.'
God bless this guy. This letter is golden.

Aug 26, 2013 at 10:00am | 253 comments

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I got this email from my boyfriend after a sexual encounter during which my insecurities about my body got in the way of our mutual sexual pleasure.
fat kids
Sending a letter home with a kid who isn't actually fat seems cruel to most people because fat is still positioned as something that it is bad to be. But those letters aren't helping fat kids -- or underweight kids -- either.
Letters make me feel like I am whispering to a friend on the riverbank on a hot summer day, the air alive with the smell of bay laurel and the water so still that it looks like glass.

Aug 2, 2012 at 12:30pm | 123 comments