…bearing an…bearing and maternity more seriously into consideration. For those ready to take this step — great. But for many women, feeling like you’re ‘on the clock’ can result in the pressure to compromise on the qualities you accept in a partner and reduce risk tolerance at work.
rubb… is another tweet from someone valuing personal property over black lives, there is always another. My mom watched Ferguson on the news and texted me about the similarities to the civil rights protests when she was a kid, accidentally reminding me that we have been fighting a never-ending fight, and that I will never be a person worth more than hoses or rubber bullets. I think about the future and feel disgustingly, guiltily thankful I was not born with a maternal instinct or any desire for kids; the thought of bringing a black child into a world that actively tries to eliminate black lives leaves me frozen in fear, depressed in a way that even diagnosed depression never prepared me for.