girl pits

In addition to being thin, women (particularly in the west) are expected to maintain the illusion of hairlessness. Any sign that puberty might have bestowed upon us a spray of fuzz beneath our arms or a thatch of fur between our legs has to be eliminated immediately. Waxing, shaving, plucking, electrolysis - women have to fork out precious financial resources just to achieve what is then laughably passed off as a ‘natural’ state. For men and women similarly invested in maintaining patriarchal notions of gender performance, hair on women seems to be oddly terrifying. 

- Clementine Ford, Fight Like A Girl 

a concept: a single but happy jessica day learning from the mistakes she made in her past relationship, not searching for another love interest. as she grows from these mistakes and also from being alone, so does nick. they realise that they’ve never stopped loving each other at the same time because in this universe, they have perfect timing. they get married and have babies. all is right in the world. the end.