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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

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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