1. Without them, we look weak and naked. 2. It really hurts and we can have fevers for days. 3. Our bodies feel swollen like a dead person 4. But we still do.
Sometimes television can be useful. Recently the BBC ran a six part series called Tribal Wives. It was honest, inspirational, often very moving and it reminded me how fruitless my lust for things that sparkle will always be. If you didn’t catch it, here’s a relevant moment.