Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

Male Friends Who Were ‘Just Playing’ Nearly Drowned Me, Twice

‘Boys will be boys’ is a deadly euphemism

Photo by Tim Marshall on Unsplash

Trigger warning: an honest depiction of what it feels like to almost drown.

“It’s only a joke”
“I was just playing”
“Don’t take it so seriously”
“Why are you making such a big deal out of it?”

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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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