Why does my parental status matter? I don’t have children but if I did, I’d be saying the exact same things. I would love to have a daughter grow up knowing she can confidently move through this world without apologizing for herself or her talent. I would love to have a son who is able to understand the nuance of watching a performance like that and not feel threatened by it or entitled to a woman’s body. These women are successful beyond comprehension, both financially and all other ways, offering them the security that many will never experience in this life.

As for “thinking carefully” before responding, no, I don’t need to be mindful of how my opinions make you feel. Thanks for taking time to share your thoughts.

Lover of carbs and puns, call me Cara Carbstreet | Anxious Millennial | Coffee Enthusiast | Non-diet Dietitian

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