My mothers’ voices

Talking to my grandmother "Back then, I did more crafts, all this stitching and stuff, but I don't feel like it anymore. Sure, I have time to do it now, but back then I needed it as balance to that stupid-making housework, you know, all day every day the same thing; everyone would go crazy … Continue reading My mothers’ voices

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Why I won’t tell women to be “extra careful”

Being suspicious of men began when I was twelve and a classmate walked up to me, outright groping my emerging breast. This story already shows the seeds of a dynamic I still experience and tried to properly put into words only yesterday when a male friend asked me to. There is: the shock and disbelief … Continue reading Why I won’t tell women to be “extra careful”