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"you know I break up every time I break up with you"

(title from the Violent Femmes) Breakups, while painful, are also an excuse for me to delve whole-heartedly into my favourite breakup songs. I have so many, particularly as I… View More

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Stage 5: Acceptance

Trigger Warning: This discusses abuse, why someone would stay in an abusive situation, self-blame, loss of friends. It's part of a series about losing… View More

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Keeping Calm.

I had expected that going to London was going to be somewhat difficult. It had been years since I last visited, after all, and when I… View More

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Resolved.

New Years Resolutions are one of those things that I have tended to do for years and years. It's interesting when you write down your resolutions online, because you… View More

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Social Media Saves Lives: Stop Talking Shit About It

I keep coming across posts that wax poetic about the good old days before we were all staring at computer screens.… View More

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Working Hard at Relaxing

I just got back from a mini vacation near Guerneville. A quaint cabin in the woods, even, complete with a hot tub, a grill, and a murder… View More

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A Porn Star's Irreverent Guide to Hemorrhoids

I woke up a few days ago to a literal pain in my ass. I discovered I had a weird, incredibly painful lump on the outside of my asshole. I freaked out, decided… View More

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Everything I Know About Relationships I Learned From Computer Games

I'm not really a video game person, it's true. I think I had a Super Nintendo as a kid, but my cats ate the cord. So, computers it was. I used to sit at my desk playing… View More

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Nesting for Springtime

It's been a bit of a heartbreaking week, and there's important things I should probably be writing about- stuff delving into whose feminism informs feminist sex work, looks-based employment and the balance of ethical values with patriarchal… View More

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Poly PTSD

I always thought that the way in which my muscles spend more time tense than relaxed was normal. I figured waking up in the middle of the night because… View More