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Hadley Freeman, mother or father good points author and writer of the preferred 'Ask Hadley…' column, reminds the trendy woman to 'Be Awesome'. 'Being unmarried is frequently striking. you could depart a celebration if you are looking to, even if that be 9pm or 9am; you don't need to reside in worry of ever listening to your self defined as "my larger half"; and you'll spend all day mendacity at the couch on your pajamas staring at "Murder She Wrote" and consuming peanut butter immediately out of the jar' protecting subject matters very important for any sleek lady to contemplate (from 'How to learn women's magazines with out desirous to develop a penis' to 'Beyond the armpit: a consultant to being a contemporary day feminist'), 'Be Awesome' tackles physique photograph, intercourse, courting and feminism head on. With an perspective that's unfalteringly humorous, clever and strangely heartwarming, Hadley Freeman is a voice of sanity that each lady should still pay attention.

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She didn’t really have a reason for self-harming, ehm, and … I think she did it for attention basically. [ … ] So basically she was self-harming, and she … showed off her cuts basically. You know, she wore a short-sleeved t-shirt, she wore, like, skirts and then you could see the ones on her legs, and it was just so obvious. So obvious. … You gotta think, you know, are people showing off their scars because they want attention, or are they doing it for what I feel like I want to do it for, which is, like, confidence, and kind of showing that … you’re over it, you know, it was in your past and you’re not ashamed of what happened?

You know, she wore a short-sleeved t-shirt, she wore, like, skirts and then you could see the ones on her legs, and it was just so obvious. So obvious. … You gotta think, you know, are people showing off their scars because they want attention, or are they doing it for what I feel like I want to do it for, which is, like, confidence, and kind of showing that … you’re over it, you know, it was in your past and you’re not ashamed of what happened? Hybrid embodiment 23 Two radically different interpretations are posited against each other in this account: the view of visible scars as signs of unjustified attentionseeking and the view of visible scars as authentic and genuine signs of confidence (cf.

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