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Here I Am, Hear Who I Am

The Power of Being Authentic, Open and Vulnerable Medium Link Photo by Kyle Loftus on Unsplash “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.” — Brené Brown She abruptly took my hands in hers, looking deep into me with her piercing brown eyes. What I had said had just kind… Continue reading Here I Am, Hear Who I Am

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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