One Weird Ass Observation I’ve Made Since Roe Went Kaput

Suddenly, everyone in Europe, Canada and Australia wants to throw us a pity party

Harmony S
3 min readJun 29, 2022
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Ok so I’m just as weirded out by the direction that America is heading in as everyone else in the civilized world and all, but like, can we have an adult to adult talk real quick?

We still have the right to vote. Us women and our allies are bonding together like never before. We’re establishing plans to protect our rights. We’re waking up politically.

Like, we’re not destitute and limp wristed, mmmkay?

I’m far too polite to link actual articles here, but I’ve seen a number of writers from other Western countries writing mayday pieces about the terrible and barbaric state that America is in right now.

Okay, you’re not wrong. There’s a lot of barbaric influences in a ginormous country that’s very sharply divided between left and right, rural and urban, and secular and Handmaid’s Tale. To suggest there’s no American Taliban would most certainly be disingenuous.

However, I am SUUUPER tired of seeing all the writers posting articles about how to ‘help’ even if you’re not American. The way they’re lambasting us Americans and the entire country is just….bleh.



Harmony S

H A P P Y and you should be TOO!!! LIFE IS AMAZING 👏🦝🦄🌺🍭I write for ILLUMINATION, The Memoirist, Fuck Niches, and The Orange Journal.