To be attractive is to be condemned, is what I thought (pt. 2)

For me, “Thank you.” these two beautiful words became my lifeline. My reassurance. My therapy. In order to remain calm before a potential storm, the words slips out of my mouth without a thought. “Thank you.” There are some individuals, bless their soul, who continue to give compliments. One right after the other. I know…

To be attractive is to be condemned is what I thought (pt. 1)

A month into school at UWC Robert Bosch College back in 2014, a friend of mine ransacked my closet to see all the pretty clothes that I had but did not wear. Pretty clothes that were donated to me because the clothes I had before I left to Germany were many years old. Exclamations of…