Oh dear, are you a feminist?

“Oh dear, are you a feminist?”   I looked up once in the eye that asked the woman in me a question such as this.   “Give me a reason, a reason to believe I shouldn’t be one. A reason for that matter, any woman shouldn’t or wouldn’t be a feminist.   As I sat…

Girl, you are strong

So many think of me a strong woman. And on most days I am asking myself, “Who the hell am I pretending to?” I feel so weak and low, vulnerable and broke, pained and cracked. And yet, I know of people who call me strong, while all the time in my head, I so am…