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Good Girls…

Good Girl Disease

It is International Woman’s Day and I am reminded of how important it is for me to arm my daughters and granddaughters with the information and the confidence they need to assertively protect themselves from all types of victimization, physical and psychological.

Womens Day

I cannot put my finger on the exact moment it started with me but I know I was very young. I suffered with “nice” girl disease as early as age four or five and most likely even younger. I’m not sure why I contracted the disease but the possibilities are endless. A mother whose attention was not on me, a father who was a perfectionist, parents that fought loudly and often, male cousins one six -months older and one six -months younger, a new sister, a new brother and the list goes on.

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Good Girl Disease, Part I

I cannot put my finger on the exact moment it started with me but I know I was very young. I suffered with “nice” girl disease as early as ages four and five and most likely even younger. I am not sure why I contracted the disease but the possibilities are endless. A mother whose attention was not on me, a father who was a perfectionist, Parents that fought loudly and often, male cousins one six -months older and one six -months younger than me, a new sister a new brother and the list goes on.

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