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Shark in dolphin’s clothing

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Since writing the period essay, I’ve definitely had people say to me “Oh, I’ve had this experience” and I’ve kind of become the collector of menstrual experiences. Which I don’t object to in the least! But I don’t know if people have censored themselves around me as a product of that. I don’t want that to be the case, but I can also see that I’m possibly a bit of a shark, or maybe a shark that looks like a dolphin. And everyone’s like, “Yay! Let’s play with the dolphin!” And then I’ll go away and kill one of them.

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