Posts tagged SELF-ESTEEM
No More Bullshit, Please

here are three important challenges that negatively affected my integration into society from a disadvantaged community; regulating cultural assimilation in a way that does not stifle my cultural affiliation, categorizing useful peers in order to build mutually beneficial partnerships and gracefully instituting harsh-ish punishment to protect my discipline under pressure. All of these abilities are formed through the institution of very strong boundaries. I am patient in the process of building adult boundaries. We all build up defense mechanisms as children that we have to shed or rethink as adults.

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Yes, You Do Have Thin Privilege

Getting told to eat a burger is not comparable to my fat oppression. Learn the difference between institutional oppression of bodies regarded as unfavorable versus experiences of body shaming. Regardless of the individual's like or dislike of their body, bodies are political and are treated differently.

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