Showcase Special: Forgotten Women Scientists You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of #Vol 8

Okay, so if you’re a hetro-cis woman reading this and you’ve had sex, like ever, you’re probably aware of two important things when it comes to sex: Men don’t know much more than where a vagina is They think a few thrusts is ‘great sex’, and assume cause they’ve orgasmed, you have to have because … Continue reading Showcase Special: Forgotten Women Scientists You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of #Vol 8

#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Nasrin Abek

— Trigger Warning — The other day, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five days. As a result, … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Nasrin Abek

Sex, Marriage and Lies: And You’ll Use Them However You Want To

I wasn’t present for the phone call where Scott’s parents delivered the ultimatum. I can’t remember what I was doing, but I don’t even think I knew there’d been a phone call at the time. If I did, I think I assumed it was work, because Scott had stepped out of the room and he … Continue reading Sex, Marriage and Lies: And You’ll Use Them However You Want To

#WhyIDidn’tReport: Matt Damon, Rape Culture and The Sliding Scale

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: Matt Damon, Rape Culture and The Sliding Scale

Carla’s Sometimes Sober Drunk Reviews: The Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1, Ep 1

So I decided I’d recap different Choices books, chapter by chapter. I’m going to start with Red Carpet Diaries, Book One, cause I’ve played it before and it’s not shit. Like the title suggests, sometimes I'll be sober, sometimes I'll be not sober. It's a mix! Okay, so like, straight up, when you download Choices … Continue reading Carla’s Sometimes Sober Drunk Reviews: The Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1, Ep 1

Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents, by Lindsay C. Gibson, PsyD.

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My Copy: 9781626251700 (image from bn.com)

This book is pretty self-explanatory in what it’s about. However, it was still an eye-opener, because it doesn’t go for the easy, pigeon-hole answers and instead gets the reader to focus on the range of possibilities.

The word “immature” has always been a strange one to me, because where’s the line between mature and immature? Throw emotionally in there and it’s more awkward. Frankly, I never thought of myself as particularly mature, considering my general ignorance of social norms and whatnot that’ve been part of me all these decades.

But this book is not that hard to understand. Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents talks about the four types of difficult parents: the emotional one, the driven one, the passive one, and the rejecting one. At different times, many parents may shift into one of these types, but the Emotionally Immature will be part…

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Showcase Special: Forgotten Women Scientists You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of Vol #7

Okay, so if you were smart enough to buy Zing Tsjeng’s Forgotten Women: The Scientists, you would know that Ada Lovelace appears on page 198. However, that isn’t actually the reason why I wanted to do Ada Lovelace this week. I’m not going to lie – I am a huge royals fan. I love being … Continue reading Showcase Special: Forgotten Women Scientists You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of Vol #7