Nothing Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent

Fabulous post by Kristen Peterson on how she changed her thought processes on the ability of MRKH to define herself.

The Empowerment of the Silent Sisterhood

There are many things in life that cannot be changed. Your height, blood type, and shoe size are great examples. There are also many things in life that can be changed. Don’t like your hair? Change it! Is your job making you miserable? Find something new! MRKH can fit into both categories. While we can’t change the way we were born, we can change our attitude towards it.

My MRKH and I have not always had a great relationship. As a teenager struggling to fit in with my peers, my diagnosis felt like a slap in the face. There were many feelings that constantly raced through my mind as I attempted to wrap my head around exactly what being a woman with MRKH meant. It seemed clear to me, at the time, that having MRKH put me in an abstract ‘lower class’ of woman. I didn’t even question my place in this…

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