Neurotypical People Need Therapy
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Neurotypical People Need Therapy

“Someone’s therapist knows all about you.” ~Dominic Riccitello Neurotypical should have therapy so that they are better able to navigate their inter-personal relationships more effectively – especially with us non-neurotypicals who’ve had to go through it already. This is something I’ve thought about a lot lately, and actually feel quite strongly frustrated about now. See I, rather … Continue reading

My Mental Health ‘Coming Out’ Party
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My Mental Health ‘Coming Out’ Party

“PTSD is a whole-body tragedy, an integral human event of enormous proportions with massive repercussions.” ~ Susan Pease Banitt Facebook reminded me last week that it was four years to the day since my mental health coming out party. Or as I titled the event at the time my Taking Down My Christmas Tree Party. Because … Continue reading

Consent: Also For Women
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Consent: Also For Women

“So what’s the best way, in day-to-day life, to establish what someone likes? Well, we fucking ask them.” ~ Cordelia Fine So, following a discussion I recently had on Facebook, prompted by this Ravishly article around practicing consent as a heterosexual woman, I agreed to write my thoughts on the subject of women and consent. … Continue reading

If You Need Relationship Advice You’re Probably In the Wrong Relationship
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If You Need Relationship Advice You’re Probably In the Wrong Relationship

(Image Credit) “They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald If you really need relationship advice I tend to think that’s probably a sign that you’re in the wrong relationship. Says the woman who spends about a third of her blog pontificating about ways to have better relationships. But … Continue reading

Let Me Tell You A Secret About Relationships…
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Let Me Tell You A Secret About Relationships…

(Image Credit) “A person isn’t who they are during the last conversation you had with them – they’re who they’ve been throughout your whole relationship.” ~ Ranier Maria Rilke Having spent most of the last year watching some of my closest friends mercilessly flogging the dead horses of relationships they should never have been in … Continue reading

Why Having Sex Is Nothing Like Playing Tennis
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Why Having Sex Is Nothing Like Playing Tennis

“Dylan (Justin Timberlake): Why can it not be like that? It’s a physical act. Like playing tennis. Two people should be able to have sex like they’re playing tennis. Jamie (Mila Kunis): Yeah! I mean, no one wants to go away for the weekend after they play tennis. Dylan: It’s just a game. You shake hands, you get … Continue reading

By All Means Step Over My Cold, Dead Body and Save Yourself, You HARPY!
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By All Means Step Over My Cold, Dead Body and Save Yourself, You HARPY!

“Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth.” ~ Mike Nichols A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to The Imposter from My Life As Imposter. She talked about her life as a British Asian, and how she struggles with the Muslim Guilt Monster over matters of love … Continue reading