GET YER GODDAMN YA-YA’S OUT!
On the cusp of this fine Friday I want to talk about behaving badly and irresponsibly — but with purpose.
Everyone’s bad behavior looks different because we’re all suffering at the hands of different childhood, societal, and odd personal wirings that render us feeling very very guilty when we do | consume certain things.
Fast food. Sex. Drugs. Drinking. Nail biting. Watching reality TV. Talking to that person who broke your goddamn heart and they’re bad for you.
Now. Some of these things are actually dangerous and self harming or full blown addictions and I am not encouraging your participation in them, full fucking stop, BUT, there is something to be said for the good old fashioned hot steam kettle-scream.
I went out drinking and dancing twice this week — once to a “‘90s in the front, ‘80’s in the back” party that we keep saying “is just like Kelley,” and the other to a lightly kinky, bring-your-vinyl-mini-skirt situation—and while both rendered me hungover and exhausted, I also know they were important.
I needed to banish the glowing white screens that dominate my days and feel my body move in space. I needed to feel my hair grow sticky against my neck and face, feel my hips twitch and swing and my throat grow raw as I sang along.
I needed to feel alive, a little naked, a little on edge, a little messy; these are things that feel like freedom to me.
And while a leather Matrix party on a Wednesday night isn’t “responsible,” it’s a form of self-care for me.
So I say unto you; know your church and worship in it just the way you need to.
With love + rage,
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