Long story short, we didn’t take this dog in because we necessarily wanted to. We did it because we felt we didn't have a choice, and it was the right thing to do.
Like every woman, I’ve been bombarded with media and advertisements telling me I’m not good enough — not pretty enough, not skinny enough, not flawless enough (as if that even exists).
DeAndre Cortez Way, better known as Rapper Soulja Boy who brought us the “Crank Dat” viral dance in the 2000s, has been sued by a former assistant of sexual battery, assault and abuse.
Dear fellow survivors, There’s no question about it — it was aggravated sexual assault. It was pre-meditated. The exact categorization of the assault is probably attempted rape.
I’ve written a letter to my partner in case of my untimely demise. I call it my Death Letter. I wrote it for him so that he always has a piece of me — just in case.
We all thought T.I. had learned his lesson last year when he proudly declared that he took his then 18-year-old daughter for yearly hymen checks to ensure she was still a virgin.
Okay. Deep breath. Inhale, exhale. Here goes nothing. When I was in kindergarten, a classmate invited me to come behind the curtains with him. We weren’t allowed to hide behind the curtains — it was against the rules. My friend told me not to do it, because if I did I would get in trouble.
I read a great article by psychotherapist Dr. David A. Treleaven the other day entitled, “Is Mindfulness Safe For Trauma Survivors?”, in which he goes through the real concerns with trauma victims being instructed to practice meditation and mindfulness as a means of processing what’s happened to them.