A qualified counsellor and an even more qualified queer. I specialise in victims of rape and sexual assault. I also have a degree in behaviour analysis.
What Is Pogonophobia And Do I Have It?
There’s no denying it, beards are back, and it doesn't look like they are going away, in fact, wherever you look, you are surrounded by beards. From the hipster in the coffee shop to the muscle man in the gym. Hell, even Pierce Brosnan has a beard. And don't get me wrong, they look great on some people and I suppose they must keep your face warm and have other practical uses?
What Is Cetaphobia And Do I Have It?
Cetaphobia is a medically recognized phobia of large fish or more specifically whales. It comes from the Latin word Cetus which means large fish, and the Greek god of fear Phobos (he was the son of Ares).
Not Wanting A Hug Doesn’t Make Me Weird
My family members are not huggers. They’re not emotionally demonstrative in any way shape or form. They’re not bad people, they’re just not affectionate people. I have two brothers and two sisters, and I can’t even remember the last time I saw them, let alone hugged them. It’s just not how my mother raised us.
Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse
I want to start by saying that any kind of sexual abuse is NEVER the survivor’s fault. There is no excuse for it and there are no “factors” that play a part. Sexual abuse of children is a crime, plain and simple. It’s not up for debate.
Signs Your Partner Is Attracted To Someone Else
I personally don’t think there’s any such thing as an innocent crush when you’re in a relationship. That’s just me and maybe I’m overreacting but I think crushes mean you’re actively looking at other people and evaluating how attractive they are.
Periods Explained For Men
Now before any aggressive "whatabouters" jump down my throat, I am not explaining this to patronize, I am explaining this to do just that, explain. After reading something on social media the other day saying that a woman had asked her boyfriend to get her tampons on the way home and his response was, "Eeww, no I don't want them to think I am with someone gross!" I began to think that men need to be educated about periods (because for some reason they don't teach them in school!)
Ways To Deal With Money Worries And Stress
Thanks to Covid more people than ever are having money worries. People have been fired, made redundant, or furloughed. They’re struggling to pay their rent and are worried about how they’re going to survive. This causes massive amounts of stress.
A Midlife Crisis Or A Midlife Panic?
Say the words “midlife crisis” to yourself. What’s the image that pops into your mind? Is it a middle-aged man in a shiny red sports car that vaguely resembles a penis? Does he have a young wife with a huge rack? That’s the image that most people think of when they say those words.