“The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~Rumi (on parenting?) One morning when my older son was 6 year old, he would not get out of bed until 7:45–30 minutes before school started. Then he wouldn’t eat his eggs since he was distracted by his Pokemon cards, so I threw the cards […]
“Chris Brown is SUPPOSED to be convincing us beyond any shadow of a doubt that he will never do something like he did to Rihanna ever again.”
Trigger warning for rape, abuse, sexual violence, and stalking. The CDC has recently released the results of a new, national, methodologically sound study about the prevalance of sexual violence and rape. Statistics, commentary, and angry ranting below.
Trigger warning for description of abuse. From Tumblr: She complained that I had upset her by wanting to talk when she had told me she didn’t want to talk. As I began to feel uncomfortable, I said, “You’re saying it’s my fault you can’t express your emotions responsibly like an adult?” She said, “Yes!! It’s […]
Trigger warning for domestic abuse. Holly Pervocracy, a contributor to NSWATM, discusses the reasons why people stay in abusive relationships– and it’s not because they’re weak or stupid. I’ve excerpted the most important bits, but you should really go to the link and read the whole thing. 1. “I don’t want to die.” Her husband has […]