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The Tao of Loneliness

Misadventures In Being Authentic in Dating Medium Link Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash “Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself; know what you want.” — Janet Fitch She fumbled for my hands as she danced with me. I could see she was drunk and completely… Continue reading The Tao of Loneliness

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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