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It Happens To Little Boys Too

Not All of the Monsters are Men Medium Link Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash “The child I was is just one breath away from me.” — Sheniz Janmohamed Trigger warning: Sexual trauma, hate speech, child molestation and abuse are discussed Note for updated article: I wrote this article almost a year ago, and it was the most difficult thing I’ve… Continue reading It Happens To Little Boys Too

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Jealousy and Insecurity, Compersion and Confidence

How Not To Feed the Green-Eyed Monster and Tell Your Brain to Shut Up Medium Link Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash “Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy — in fact, they are almost incompatible; one emotion hardly… Continue reading Jealousy and Insecurity, Compersion and Confidence

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Safety, Sanity and True Consent

Understanding When Yes Really Means No Medium Link Photo by Bryson Hammer on Unsplash “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” — George MacDonald Trigger warning: Sexual trauma and rape is discussed Jennie whispered, “Yes, Daddy,” as she knelt onto the foot of her bed. She was completely nude, with a crosshatching of reddened skin across her back,… Continue reading Safety, Sanity and True Consent