Dear men who body shame the women I love: I could start this by asking you bluntly what the hell is wrong with you. But I already know. You’ve been conditioned this way. You’ve been conditioned to analyze and hungrily search for what you want out of a woman sexually; just as much as we women have been conditioned to mold ourselves every which way … Continue reading To The Men Who Body Shame The Women I Love
“The me that I see now. The me who holds onto herself with both hands and all feet. The me who must have love and give it. The me who brings more to the table than good looks and a wet hole. The me that is confident, and intelligent and filled to the brim with respect for me! And a FREAK! ‘Cause that’s what I … Continue reading Nothing Is For Nothing
There was an article featured in HuffPost yesterday which really got me thinking about a lot in terms of body positivity and image. The article is entitled, “Dear Men, Stop Telling Me ‘Real Women Have Curves’”, in which the writer tells us that she once had an eating disorder. An eating disorder which had nothing to do with men’s approval of her or the body … Continue reading Starving To Meet Yourself
This morning while walking to work, the snow fell down on top of me. I had no hat on and the snow was not sticking to the ground. As I walked into the elevator, I took a look at myself and noticed the wet drops falling off my head and onto my jacket. And for everyone else, maybe this is something stupid and normal. Nothing … Continue reading I Am Not The External
What I love about this new video is that it’s all about women enjoying their bodies and sweating for health’s sake. Nowhere in the video does it mention weight loss or a new fad diet. It’s all about moving for moving’s sake. It’s all about going out there and being active, regardless of how your body looks, simply because you can. It’s about fun, being … Continue reading This Girl Can
2014 Has taught me a lot of things, and hopefully – inevitably – it has taught you a lot as well. But what I’ve learned most is how to be more of my own best friend. How I work emotionally and mentally. How powerful my mind is. How much I appreciate my body. You see, for most of my life, I have struggled with my … Continue reading Body Love Revolution
I’ve read two articles within the past couple of days that both allude to the idea of rules to abide by when dating. Being new to the dating and sex world myself, and also having my own strong feminist beliefs, I find many of these rules to be problematic. In an article that I am actually shocked exists in 2014 (okay, maybe that’s a bit … Continue reading Sex rules when dating?