Crazy Legs Episode 6: NOT a Confession
Here is a textual conversation I had with a close friend about some first date protocol:
I just want to be clear in that my wisdom ONLY comes from learning all of these life lessons the hard way…
(She is a smarty-pants medical student at a REALLY good med school)
I am CONSTANTLY revisiting the concept of dealing with people who have disabilities finding themselves in situations where they feel a burdening obligation to explain their circumstances to people who frankly, have no business knowing.
Here is said video:
Let’s say it one more time for the people in the back:
IT SHOULD NEVER FEEL LIKE A CONFESSION
Aaaaand the rest of this convo is less interesting stuff.
Moral of the story: Stop accommodating other people. No matter your circumstance.
It should never feel like a confession*
I’ll say it like this, you’re beautiful. PERIOD!
Our scares, rather physical, mental, visible or not are the very things that make us/ people/you/I great. If dude doesn’t realize that, dude is not a man, but rather a little shy boy!
Lacey, again, you’re beautiful and let me add, smart, funny, great smile, and an amazing personality.
But hey, that’s just my opinion.
* ” thanks for your service, but what was it like losing your leg in Iraq… or was it in Afghanistan?” – I love that. Classic 😂🤣😉🙌🏾✊🏾