Allison, I learned to keep silent and ashamed about my vulva and the physical pleasure it brought…
mary dale
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I really really really appreciate your validation, Mary.

Even as I write the stuff I do, I feel the pressure to be silent.

Perhaps I write this in spite of and because of.

As you just said,

Even today, the only sanctioned conversation about the vulva is a shaming one and women are the biggest enforcers of this rule. Internalized misogyny is brutal.

Thank you.

❤ Allison

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