STICKS AND STONES MAY BREAK MY BONES................BUT WORDS WILL FOREVER HARM ME
Do you remember this statement we were all told when we were children; ' Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm me'
This is what I was told to say when I was a child........
Looking back at my childhood, when ever I was told to say this statement, I would say it to have something to reply back to another child who was teasing me at the time. Unfortunately the words that were said, stayed in my mind and made me want to change that part of my body for the rest of my life. What was harder to accept was when adults said those statements, I could not respond because they were big and I was small.
What was a told as a child from adults (Remember this is not only from parents, but from school teachers)
- If your thighs touch at the top it means you are fat (t