These two extremes: enemy to destroy/friend to welcome home, are what informed my initial foray into the study of pornography, its effects, its purpose, and have kept me endlessly questioning just how much power I should assign to it.Read More
Sexuality is a global part of life. Society has flooded us with sexual imagery and reduced it to a single act, but it’s something we all carry around that informs many parts of our relationships whether we are engaging in that act or not.Read More
Sex, although we often talk about it as a unifying act, a place where two become one and all that, is actually something that requires some selfishness. In a world where women are constantly accommodating, where we are naturally inclined to keep others’ needs at the forefront of our mind, it becomes very difficult to go inside of ourselves and find out- What do I want? What am I feeling? What would feel good to me? What do I need from him? What does “pleasure” look like for me?Read More
For the month of February I’ll be doing my best to share my research, experience, and resources on the topic of healthy sexuality within a long term relationship. Most content will be found in on Instagram, @MavenYou, in Stories, then added to highlights later on.Read More
I think before I got married, and even as I am married, I have a different image of what “hard times” means. It’s like, I’m ok with hard times, but I want different hard times. Maybe instead of Wal-Mart hard times, I want Target ones. Just a little… cuter.Read More
My brand of feminism.
…With this belief as my foundation, it allows me to see my unlimited power in every circumstance. Even as a woman. Especially as a woman. Endlessly powerful.
I’m not talking about the kind of power one invents in one’s mind, or tells oneself in order to gain the courage to stand up to an enemy or muster the strength to make a big change. This isn’t power that only impacts my attitude, and it’s not just words on a rally poster.Read More