When Ignoring Doesn’t Work

We’ve all heard the advice to “just ignore” a bully. But sometimes, when we ignore the behavior, we allow it to exist — and to thrive.

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This was not a ‘desire.’ It’s who our child was at their innermost core. And we’d continue to see this expressed every day thereafter — through feminine identity, behaviors, mannerisms, preferences, and more.

“Think of it like this: it’s as if God took one girl, one boy, and mashed them all up together to make one ME… Well, maybe God took about seven girls and one boy. Yeah. That’s more accurate.”

Dismantler of gender norms. Political news junkie. TikTok aficionado. Mom of 3. Work seen/heard @ HuffPost, Scary Mommy, NPR, SiriusXM, LTYM, TIFO podcast, etc.

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