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The Body Remembers

After a three year gap, I went to a Five Rhythms dance two weeks ago. It felt like a homecoming. As soon as I stepped onto the dance floor, my body remembered. 765 more words

My Writing Journey

feminists, tribes and complete w@$%ers

i woke up this morning fairly peaceful – drinking my tea and catching up on the world i came across the news article that RooshV (google him i WILL NOT be linking to his site in any way and increasing his traffic!) is organising a tribal meeting for men who subscribe to his views this saturday at 8pm in two venues in scotland but also elsewhere in the world. 641 more words

A long look back

TW: reluctant/coercive sexual trauma

I don’t like to call it rape. There was no force. There was no penetration. It’s an overreaction. That doesn’t mean that I ever got over it in a meaningful way, or that there maybe is even something to get over. 652 more words

Does asexuality exist?

I know this is going to be a highly charged subject so I want to preface it by saying this: Everyone is entitled to their opinion. 374 more words

rewiring - ACE's

Two environmental factors that shaped adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) happened by the time I was 5 .By the time I started going to therapy for migraines, three more would emerge. 533 more words

Dream

Sleeping Beauty: The Backstory of my Sexual Shame and Years of Abuse


Pictured here in 2014, my weight was my cocoon. This picture was a catalyst for me that something needed to change! With each ounce of shame I heal, the more weight I lose; 50 lbs and counting, removed. 1,297 more words

Healing Shame

Agents of Change: Mandy Cowley

There are many people in our community working to create positive change to end sexual violence. We want to meet as many of them as possible. 927 more words

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