The lack of fit between women's lives and the words available for talking about experience present real difficulties for ordinary women's self-expression in their every day lives. If words often do not quite fit, then women who want to talk of their experiences must 'translate,' either saying things that are not quite right, or working at using the language in non-standard ways. (Marjorie Devault, 1990)
So I realize that I use this blog as a less intimate journal, but I think I may have to try harder. I am reading for class and came across this statement, and I cannot help feeling that this is correct. This spoke to me because it explains what I have not been able to.