You know why women often say “nothing’s wrong” when something is definitely bothering them
It’s because men have been belittling, minimizing and mocking our emotions forever
And we are socialized to be as passive and undemanding and selfless as possible, and not to run any risk of bothering or angering a man lest he abandon or hurt us
It’s not passive aggression, it is fear
what if every tv show was required to show a screen at the beginning of their programing, which alerted the audience to the possible trigger warnings for that episode. for example, triggers: sexual violence and drug use, viewer discretion is advised. what if they had to tell you they were going to use rape as a plot device before it happened. networks would no longer be able to use sexual violence for shock value. what if viewers actually felt safe while watching their tv. what if
I’ve never liked working out. It was just something I did to fit into my clothes, to earn my cheat meals, justify how much I drank, etc. Lately I’ve found myself doing longer sessions with greater frequency, and actually enjoying the burn and the hard work.
So many things in my life right now feel out of my grasp, out of my realm of control, and it’s beyond frustrating. But, for the first time in a long while, I feel like I’ve gained some of that control back. It’s pretty incredible seeing tangible evidence of your hard work and knowing that it was 100% you. I’ve alway wanted to be able to use exercise as a way to blow off steam and channel frustrations like everyone else seems to be able to and now I think I finally can.
Hopefully this newfound physical health will kickstart a much needed overall health reboot.
I just realized that 42 seconds into 4:23 pm on August 4, 2015, that will be the only moment in our lifetime where the date is all of The Numbers from Lost in order: 4/8/15, 16:23:42