Sex, Feminism, Archives

Transgender Awareness: You Have the Power to Pick Your Pronoun

Transgender Awareness: You Have the Power to Pick Your Pronoun Written by: S. Heuwagen and Mary Dickman* The world has gotten one step closer to becoming a better place. With Facebook allowing individuals to choose their own gender identity and pronoun options; to the media educating themselves on preferred pronouns of individuals; to many activists… Read More Transgender Awareness: You Have the Power to Pick Your Pronoun

Feminism, Writing, Archives

Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid (In Writing and Beyond)

Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid (In Writing and Beyond) By Hannah Bauman  Hannah is the owner of Between the Lines Editorial, a small business that provides indie editing and writing services. To find out more, check out her website at btleditorial.com or email her at hannah@btleditorial.com. Whether you’re writing a short story, a novella,… Read More Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid (In Writing and Beyond)

Therapy, Archives

Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks

Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks Living with a chronic illness or two SUCKS. So here are some lessons I picked up along my journey! Once upon a time I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis and Perioral Dermatitis–– two not so fun illnesses that changed my life forever. You can read my story here. Yet here… Read More Chronic Illness: Tips and Tricks

Therapy, Writing, Archives

Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

Marriage: It’s Hard, But it Doesn’t Have to Be As a therapist I always question my clients about how they know certain things. How do you know it has to be that way? How do you know you can’t do X, Y, or Z? How do you know? How? Why?  You get the idea. One of… Read More Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

Therapy, Writing, Archives

Beauty Norms

Beauty Norms Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but we know there are strong social ties to who and what is considered beautiful. As a therapist, it is my belief that we are all suffering from some type of body dysmorphia. With the media idolizing the likes of @kimkardashian or any of her… Read More Beauty Norms

Sex, Archives

What’s Wrong With Porn?

What’s Wrong with Porn? Yesterday I decided to try something for the first time, no I am lying to you, I’ve tried it many times before: I went to watch porn. Not just for my viewing pleasure, but because I was actually interested in watching.  Everyone watches porn. No, stop, you know you do. Porn… Read More What’s Wrong With Porn?