By agreeing to help me with post-coital care and attempting to understand the realities of my disability, he was being more intimate with me than any one-night stand had ever been. And I was showing him my true self, my vulnerabilities and my realness. My disability and all that it encompasses were laid bare without apology or exception.
The fact is that all of us are human and will manage to make mistakes in our lives along the way. Imperfections aside, it is important that all of us , especially adults, make an effort to do our part to contribute to the making of a society that as civil as possible. After all, the children and young people in general are watching us.
Often the most visible aspect of the Breast Cancer Awareness month is the number of products that are recolored pink to bring awareness and donations to the cause. A growing number of people and organizations are challenging the idea that these areas are actually bringing real benefit -- calling this trend "pinkwashing".