When a man teaches your sex education class, loss of virginity will be talked about as an inevitability; something that will surely happen sooner rather than later. What it will take you far too long to see is how easy it is to project every bit of shame and anxiety you have about yourself, your body, and your inability to love onto anyone who tries to love you. Sex ed needs a refresh. The past, in this way, will be a healthy burden. To be the body that consumes and never the body that is consumed. A time when, despite not having grown an inch in years, and despite maintaining a strong fascination with eighties pop music and its accompanying fashion statements, someone will want to have sex with you.
The Little Match girl finds a new, deadly use for her matches.
18 Pictures That Prove Kids Are Fucking Savage
At 23, a woman in your apartment complex walks from her door to her car and the men on the street yell about her legs, what they would do to her. Lara Croft makes a terrifying find in a tomb, He-Man's father proves that sometimes the apple falls very, very far from the tree, and the creators imagine how Gargamel might finally get the best of the Smurf's in Smurfitar! If you could write a letter to your teenage self explaining what you wish you had known about sex back then, what would you say? The ones who will always demand you be better, more awake.