I Thought I Could Only Say No, Until I Was Asked To Say Yes

Suzannah Weiss
Sep 2, 2016 · 8 min read

I’ve grown so practiced in the skill of blocking people out, I’ve nearly forgotten how to let anyone in.

“No?”

“No.” I squeezed my legs together and rolled across the bed the way a child rolls down a hill, said “no” the way that child does when she doesn’t want to go…