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Because of you..

Because of you, my child has to grow up not only being a minority, but being a minority with baggage. Because of you, I don’t know if I’m the victim of rape, because I never liked you like that, but you were my friend; and you’d never do that, right? You’re in jail, because of you. Sure, she might have lied, but it was your door that she walked through.. Because of you, my child’s never known her father, and because of you I hope she never needs to. Because of you I often forget that she was created by more than just me, because it’s been just me from day one.. Because of You.
Because of you, she’s not an only child, and I don’t know the things they’ll discuss. Because of you, I don’t know how you’ll be portrayed to her, but it won’t be as a father. Because of you, there’s going to be a stigma that follows All of us. Because people ask questions that I don’t know the answers to.. Because of you, there’s an empty space on my child’s birth certificate, and a void I hope we’ll someday fill. Because of you, I wonder how Prince Charming became another devil in disguise, so quickly.

Do you ever wish to be ugly?

Suddenly, you’re not loved because of your look; instead, you’re loved for who you actually are. No more pressure to be perfect. Fairy tales teach us we can kiss a frog and make a prince, but society? Teaches us we all must look perfect, each and every day. I feel as if most guys who talk to me really just want one thing… Sex. Personally, I love my looks but sometimes wish so much that others didn’tImage think I was as pretty as I do.