Last week I had the privilege of being a guest on the Man Under Construction podcast. The conversation that took place reminded me of this post I wrote a year and a half ago. I thought this would be an appropriate time to share it again.
Also, here is a link to the Man Under Construction podcast. https://campsite.bio/manunderconstruction
I held the doll in my hand and sniffed her hair. “Wow,” I thought to myself, “This smells great. I wonder what the other one smells like?” My little cousin had left her Strawberry-shortcake dolls unattended while she ran off to the other room. I had heard that they had fruity scents, so I thought I’d take a whiff while I had a chance. Just as I picked up one of the other dolls, a male family member stepped into the room and stopped me. “What are doing with the doll John?”, I heard him say. I remember getting ready to apologize for touching my cousin’s toys without permission. However, I was never given a chance to. “Dolls are for girls! You aren’t supposed to play with those!”, he shouted, “Are you a girl?”“No”, I answered, in a confused voice. “No!”, he said, “you are…
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