I Have A Womanly Figure, But That Doesn't Give You Permission To Touch It
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I Have A Womanly Figure, But That Doesn't Give You Permission To Touch It

"A sense of entitlement is a cancerous thought process that is void of gratitude and can be deadly to our relationships." Dr. Steve Maraboli

I Have A Womanly Figure, But That Doesn't Give You Permission To Touch It

Me, too.

So, a few weeks ago, I was sexually harassed. As I strut the city streets, I get catcalled all the time; however, no one has ever crossed the line of physical contact AFTER I've declared, "No, thank you."

Well, unfortunately, now I can say that on a good ol' college campus at 12 AM, someone allowed their entitlement to ignore my notification. But, I'm not here to reminisce about the details.

**Note that I am not referring to specific gender identity because I don't care what you identify as, but remember that, like remarkable paintings, us humans are not here to touch, only to admire**

Many individuals censure the way people dress, whether labeling it "slutty," "appalling," or "disrespectful"; however, I disagree.

When I'm rocking those low-cut tops, booty-shorts, and red lips, that's when I feel my best. That's when I respect myself the most. That's when I can really strut any "runway" (more like street or hallway) I'm presented. I don't dress up for others, I dress up for myself.

Women are just as intelligent, determined, and strong-willed as men, nonetheless, women have a unique power: sex.

I will always have confidence in a woman's authentic power: her sexuality.

“I don't mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity" (Marilyn Monroe).

That being said, just because I will always understand why people have to gawk and stare at humans—look at each human being, we are all awe-inspiring in our own seductive way—we are all just humans and not sex symbols.

I have a womanly figure, but just because I acknowledge its existence doesn't give you permission to touch.

I'm not blaming anyone. I don't hate anyone. Sorry to those who will be shocked, but I understand where those horny hands are coming from!

Nonetheless, please be wary that consent is needed. No is no, and that's just how it is. Be respectful, learn the definitions of words.


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