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.”

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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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