We can reject the labels we don’t require. We don’t have to apologize for existing, for taking up space, for daring to demand a different outcome.
I want to be messy, and yearn for and feel what it is to be in a relationship that yearns right back. No longer alienating men, but inviting them in.
Sometimes, even as tired as she is, she cannot sleep because of the anxiety of not knowing when the next round of commands will begin.