I’ll admit it: I’m an apologist. A mealy-mouthed, passive-agressive religious conservative who can’t stand on her own opinions for five seconds if challenged.
I can come across as self assured, bitchy, even intimidating if the lighting is right. But in all reality I can out-weak the best of them. I wore my Mom’s for Palin shirt with pride, until I really listened to the woman talk. I side with the “right” but do I really?
“I understand the theory that a person should be able to love and act upon that love for another person of their same gender. I do not accept that theory.”
After I wrote that yesterday, I deleted it. Then I typed it again, then re-worded it then deleted it and then typed it again. Is this truly what I believe?
Husband read it and asked me if I was saying what he thought I was saying. “Yes” I said in the most confident voice I could muster.
Then I crumpled.