I’m writing a lot about my personal life and my sex life, but am choosing to do it anonymously. Even so, this sentence really resonated, “writing so confessionally about something I knew others expected me to keep in the dark felt enormously freeing. We conceptualize vulnerability as making the subject defenseless, more susceptible to pain. To me, my vulnerability felt like strength, of owning who I was and not being ashamed about any of it.”

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