Dharshini

this is really small but i was 12 and me and one of my male friends were having a small argument…
he decided to get physical and I told him to stop it….and he replied “ok…i am leaving you only because you are a girl”.
I continue to be judged by everyone,just because I am smart
I get smart shamed very day and the other boys in our class who are smart do not
it almost seemed that a girl who was intelligent was a nerd but a boy who was intelligent was cool and would elevate the name of their school