“Personally, I thank Good Girls Gone Bad [music artists] for giving me the blueprint for ignoring those around me who felt the need to tell me who I was. There will always be detractors, and someone will always think you are ‘faking it,’ but none of that matters if you know that this new and ever-changing you is real. So, here’s to the next Good Girl who learns that being ‘bad’ is just a matter of perspective.”

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