The first joke is when they tell you to be strong for everybody else after your father leaves for the fourth time.
The next joke is when they tell you to stop being sensitive when the children at school choose to hurt you for being differentstrangeodd.
The wrong joke is when they tell you to be quiet after the beating your mother has given you has bloodied your face and you can't see through swelled shut eyes.
The funny joke is when they tell you to shut up when you stand up against the man with lifeless eyes who tried to make you as lifeless as himself.
The unaware joke is when they tell you that you should have defended yourself when three men come at you in a dark alley.
The painful joke is when they tell you you should be grateful that the man who raped you didn't kill you as well.
The angry joke is when they tell you that you are wrong for existing because being gaybilesbiantransexual is a sin.
The ignorant joke is when they tell you to be less provocative with your man when he punches you in the face.
The medical joke is when they tell you that you're deliberately killing your children when you are trying over and over again for a child and losing them.
The anti joke is when they tell you that you don't have the right to be sad because you don't have a mental illness, just trauma.
The embarrassing joke is when they tell you you that you're not strong enough to handle it when you speak out about the damage of emotional abuse.
The broken joke is when they tell you you're damaged and no one will want you because you have been used and thrown away.
The worst joke is that they tell you that you were born a woman in a world where men rule.
Yes. The jokes are funny. They are so good they're bloody jewels.
Can you hear them laughing? They think their words ring true.
Because at the end of the day, to them, the funniest joke of them all is you.