“I had numerous options in that moment about how I could react to the situation – the only thing I couldn’t control is what other people did. What they thought or what they felt or what they said to me. I have no control over that. I can only control me.

There will always be people who observe me as an object. They’d do that whether or not I was sexy, they’ll do that because that’s what some people do. We each determine what is valuable to us and we start judging everyone by their weight on our scale. “

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