Rethinking Infidelity – Is It Always Black and White?

“When we select a partner, we commit to a story. Yet we remain forever curious: What other stories could we have been part of? Affairs offer us a window into those other lives, a peek at the stranger within. Adultery is often the revenge of the deserted possibilities.” Esther Perel leaves no stone unturned in…

It’s Over, Now What?

Image © Michal Marcol at FreeDigitalPhotos I remember my first heartbreak. The pain. The excruciating, can’t eat, can’t sleep horrible feeling of ending. I don’t “remember it like it was yesterday,” yet I can say the feeling, the pain, and the heartbreaking experience will always be with me. When we are in love, scientists say…

Slut Shaming & Giving Yourself Permission To Love

Image © Rosea Posey Guest post from Lady Jane When my ex called me a “prostitute” and a “lying piece of shit,” I doubt his intention was to empower me, but he did. You see, we had just broken up for the umpteenth time from an exhausting, unhealthy, three year relationship and it was finally clear…