Twenty8

By denying racism, we are only bolstering the old patriarchal systems of the male white slave masters. It is important to acknowledge that race and gender were instrumental in creating and maintaining the support system of slavery that dehumanised Black bodies for centuries and glossed over their torture and pain. This mindset that slavery promoted … Read moreTwenty8

cootie catcher

If your significant other has alexithymia, you will not get the emotional validation or authentic intimacy that make a relationship meaningful and genuine. Loneliness, uncertainty, misunderstanding – These are feelings that often come up for those in relationships with alexithymic people. It is also important to acknowledge what alexithymic people experience in the context of … Read morecootie catcher

Sprung

I walked by this on Friday afternoon and sent it to some people. It made me giggle when I saw it. Some of the reactions I got to it stirred up some weird commentary I had not expected. One person had asked me if I had felt appreciated. I stared at the message a moment … Read moreSprung