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Mindfucked, Humbled, Proud, and Frustrated

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, you might want to check to see if you are, in fact, surrounded by assholes. This was SO me last year.  I really was depressed and really did have very low self-esteem, but it was temporary and brought on by ten months of emotional abuse.  I’m … Continue reading

Intelligence. Simply.

“If you can’t explain something simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein I love conversation.  Have I mentioned that?  I love having it with myself (I keep a journal as a socially acceptable outlet for this); I love having it with friends.  I love having it with writers and strangers and . . .  … Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Sex

Men.  Women.  We’re different.  And that’s okay.  In fact, I like that we’re different.  I revel in it.  The idea of an androgynous society rather makes me cringe. So when asked if I’m a feminist, my go-to answer used to be yes.  As a pretty girl, I find life a little sticky to navigate, and … Continue reading

Dishonest Modesty–I’m So Vain?

I began writing about my views on feminism versus traditionalism a few days ago, but I realized just a paragraph into the writing that I would have to address something in order to fully explore the topic. I’m an attractive person.  There.  I said it.  And no, I don’t mean that in the love-thyself way … Continue reading

Islands in the Stream–Is That What We Are?

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone.  Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. – Orson Welles I am an island.  I am an island.  I am an island.  Is this the mantra everyone expects me to adopt these days? I don’t … Continue reading