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When men are the reason girls dodge slumber parties

Is avoiding men helping or hurting girls and women with trust issues?

“Are her father and brother going to be there?” my friend’s grandmother asked.

I paused over that question, wondering how were my father and brother relevant to me asking my Girl Scout friend come over for a slumber party. I’d had…



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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

When I'm not writing about news, politics and relationships on "We Need to Talk" or cracking jokes on "Tickled," find me on Substack. Visit Shamontiel.com