Many suffer through their significant others’ apparent offenses against them; I cannot even get to the point where someone else could break my heart.
Instead, I break my own heart. I prevent anyone from getting close enough to hurt me. I am terrified of vulnerability.
I remember the exact moment I realized I was privileged.
I live in an affluent sect of the southside of Chicago primarily populated by Irish, Caucasians, and Catholics. Of course, there are blacks dispersed throughout. On my block growing up, there is a house the block kids and I ironically…