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If anything, especially when you're young, not being 'conventionally attractive' can mean you're treated as if you should be grateful for the attention.
I know it makes some women feel safer if they attack other's choices - thinking someone made a 'bad' choice means you choose differently and avoid assault.
But that's not how any of this works. Your choices don't lead to assault, the abuser's choices do.”
Also - this makes clear the right isn't concerned with kids having sex as much as ensuring teens don't use EVIL EVIL birth control which will 'break your uterus for good.'”
There's a satisfaction in knowing you weren't imagining it all, but it's a pretty dark feeling nonetheless.”
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