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  • mjffff

    we need to stop telling people what to do and say

  • JLLClaire

    "If anything, I was ruined by the world before I knew her, and she made me whole again."

    I've been searching for words to explain how I felt the moment I saw my little girl for the first time. These are those words.

  • Alexis Wittman

    wonderfully written. now, when facing a challenge, i repeat a little matra: i birthed three whole men. my body is now a grandma's body, awaiting those precious limbs to appear from these son's wives one day. it waits with soft cushy breasts and folds of cush around my middle. a soft nest. we don't have the same form our entire life. change and shift is so natural. thank you for the sweet reminder.

  • Lisa LaMattina

    What a beautiful sentiment! Very well written and beautifully communicated. Thank you for sharing.

  • Patrick Farrell

    I totally agree here. Stop guilting our children for our inability to win the relentless pursuit of our past bodies. Pure absurdity. My wife of 20 years, 3 children and countless adventures is far more beautiful (in the real sense of the word, not the temporal sense) to me now than when we met all those years ago.

    Yes, be proud of your new body. It will never be your old body, but you're more beautiful because you're willing to be.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Really love how open you were in writing this. Vulnerability is a powerful thing.