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The Care and Keeping of Your Demisexual

When the Friend Zone is the Doorway Medium Link Photo by Christiana Rivers on Unsplash “If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends. Make it last forever; friendship never ends” — Spice Girls “Would you like to come back to my place?” she asked with a clear intention. We’d danced half the night away,… Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Your Demisexual

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Kissing Frogs and Red Flags

The Art of Missing the Warning Signs Medium Link Photo by Esteban Lopez on Unsplash “Loving a person doesn’t make them who you desire; it makes you vulnerable to their reality.”― Abby Fabiaschi Trigger warning: Physical violation and assault discussed I was sitting there trembling, breathing deeply, my sense of self gone. This followed an emotionally exhausting conversation, that… Continue reading Kissing Frogs and Red Flags

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See Me, Hold Me, Love Me

The Politics of Receiving Love Medium Link Photo by Shahzin Shajid on Unsplash “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is… just to love and be loved in return” — Nat King Cole We stood embracing each other, this beautiful lithe woman I adored in my arms, partially enclosed in the trench coat she was wearing. Beneath she wore only sheer… Continue reading See Me, Hold Me, Love Me