“Right there. Do you see it? That’s her hymen. Intact”

What if something was wrong with me? What if she would see something I haven’t told my mom about? Could she tell I’ve been masturbating? Was there any way to find that out in a clinical exam?

— Right there. Do you see it? That’s her hymen. Intact.

It was the first time I felt violated.

Not only of my body but of my privacy.

I was ashamed of things that I should never be ashamed of.

Acceptance: the most valuable gift you can give to yourself. That’s me in a recent trip to Vegas with my girlfriends.

All hymens are not created equally.

Odarize-se diariamente! Become Odara daily!

Do you have a traumatic story that still bothers you? If you want to share, use the comments or send me a DM. I’d be happy to listen & I hope you’d feel relief and understood.

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Ana C!ara Otoni

Ana C!ara Otoni

Journalist. Sustainability, Social Justice & Gender Equality. Becoming Odara daily. Passionate about life, sexuality & wine. Mugs lover.