On giving yourself permission…to be bad.

When I reflect on the tumultuous romantic relationships I’ve had in 2013, I realize that there’s a huge theme here. For the first time in my life, I’m allowing myself to get involved with the following (THIS IS SO NOT ME): politically incorrect men; masculine men with high sex drives; “married men”; emotionally unavailable men; […]

On match.com

Okay, so I’m a seasoned online dater. I’ve tried all the big sites (Plenty of fish, Ok Cupid & Lava life) on and off for 6 years now, with varying degrees of success. Well, online dating has gotten me some great lovers, plenty of dates and allowed me to meet some really nice people. I’m […]

On being grateful.

When things are tough, not better time to count our blessings and be thankful! I have decided to reflect on things I’m grateful for in 2013: I’m grateful that I have a job.  I’m grateful that I can afford to live on my own. I’m grateful for my spacious one bedroom apartment. I’m grateful for […]

On people rooting for the career girl in me.

This past week I have made a decision to leave my current job by March 2013. The job market is tough out there and I don’t have anything lined up, but I’m still going to do it. Part of what made this decision easier for me is because I realized that I have so many […]

On releasing emotion through yoga.

I’ve been doing yoga on and off since I was 18 and in a more dedicated way in the last few years. One of the reasons I love yoga is because I believe that we store our emotions in our body and yoga helps us to release, unblocks parts of our body and helps us […]

On “coming out”

Originally posted on thebitterbabe:
http://babyoffboard.com/is-childfree-the-new-gay/ For a little while now, I’ve felt like being childfree is the new gay. It’s an alternative lifestyle that is a major societal taboo and unaccepted by many, many people. We aren’t allowed to talk about it. We aren’t supposed to own up to it. And we definitely aren’t allowed…

On Painful Intercourse.

It’s more common than you think. Apparently 10-16% of women in North America experience this. But, we never talk about it. I’m Thirty years old and I’m only now getting help for something that I’ve ignored since I became sexually active, which was 11 years ago. I have a condition called vaginismus, which is an […]