Hey there! I'm Erin, 22, and I live in Nevada.
INFJ 9w1 ☉♎ ☽♐ ☿♎ ♀♍ ♂♎ AC ♉ MC ♒
Comic about slurs, published in the Galago magazine last summer.
And this is really how it is. Instead of placing the onus on us and asking why we don’t say anything, ask yourselves instead why you don’t think it’s a problem that it goes unchecked.
IS BEING HYDRATED REALLY WORTH ALL THIS PEEING?
Person: You said/picked/wore x-y-and-z? Oh.
Person: Oh. Oh, nothing. I just… it surprises me.
Person: It just surprises me that you’d say/pick/wear that.
In my head: Am I not allowed to change? Am I not allowed to grow as a person? To say something or wear something or pick something new for once in my life? Why does it have to surprise you? Why does everyone have to make everyone else unmoving when it comes to progression in life. People change, people grow, and I don’t understand why my deciding to wear a new shirt or get new jeans or speak up for myself is somehow worth commenting on in such a way.
Out loud: Oh.