the hymen myth is such a fuckign joke and it makes me so mad that it’s so widespread and it just misinforms so many people and creates fear pain and uncertainty
reject the “necessity” of breaking the hymen
reject hymen = virginity
affirm that hymens stretch to accommodate penises, toys, fingers, and tampons and do not have to tear
tearing causes pain and bleeding and it doesnt have to happen
Daily reminder that this whole concept is bullshit and horrific
HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO BE BEST FRIENDS WITH A TEACHER EVEN THOUGH THEY’RE OLDER THAN YOU AND THEY’RE YOUR TEACHER THE STRUGGLE IS REAL
let me in where only your thoughts have been.
let me occupy your mind as you do mine.
Abigail Hobbes, the teenage girl and/or the minotaur at the center of Hannibal’s labyrinth, centered in walls she can’t remember building, she can’t admit to building, because teenage girls are monsters and they exist always already in excess, spilling out over the margins of childhood and never quite contained by the threat of their future
teenage girls are monstrous and broken and stitched in frayed cloth because they contain galaxies of possibilities and the lack thereof in equal measure
Marius fought unprotected. He made himself a target. He stood with more than half his body above the breastworks. There is no more violent prodigal than the avaricious man who takes the bit in his teeth; there is no man more terrible in action than a dreamer. Marius was formidable and pensive. In battle he was as in a dream. One would have pronounced him a phantom engaged in firing a gun.