My summer was tears and fights and late night panic attacks, trying to choke myself with my duvet and cutting into my skin once more. My summer was pain and numbness, alternating like clockwork and not even giant waffles could fill the black void inside of me, sucking up every drop of my being great
You tell me that I am loved, that if I were to die, it would be a waste of my potential, but if I were to die, the Earth would keep on turning. You would pick yourself up and dust yourself off and move on to other, more worthy people because I am somehow less than a person, just a hollowed-out shell where there used to be a soul.
Since Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger coined the term “birth control” in 1914, contraception has truly revolutionized women’s lives in the United States, and around the world. Brush up on your birth control history, and see just how far we’ve come in 100 years.