Okay, so the last entry left you with my secret of my husband’s infidelity, and I touched on how I felt. But what about some of the ‘lead up’ to my discovery? (Note: There is a huge discrepancy as to when he cheated and when I actually found out, so the events ‘leading up’ can’t … Continue reading Sex, Marriage & Lies: Be Kind, Rewind
When I started The Friendship Breakup series, it was because I struggled to find anything to help me move on from a few broken friendships. What I learnt while writing the series, incredibly quickly, was that everyone had the same story – and the amount of women who wrote to me, heartbroken, telling me that … Continue reading Sex, Marriage and Lies: The Affair
To be honest, this is a question friends closer to me usually ask, not random strangers on the internet, but I think it’s important message about forgiveness, and explaining what and why in such a situation. We’ll name the three A, B, and C, to make it easier - the story isn't about who they … Continue reading The Friendship Breakup: Why Could You Forgive One Friend, But Not All?
My earliest memory of anything sexually inappropriate begins at the age of twelve. It's possible something may have happened earlier, but I doubt it. Regardless, I have no recollection. When I was twelve, my parents had a very large party. It lasted three days. If that sounds strange to you, this is Australia. We have … Continue reading When I Was Twelve
One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written is The Friendship Breakup, and people often write and send messages in regards to my personal experiences – so, as a result, I thought that I’d answer some commonly asked questions that I receive. Firstly, I can’t stress the importance of actually physically ending a friendship … Continue reading The Friendship Break-Up: How Do I End A Friendship?
***Trigger warning – this post will discuss sexual assault*** In my life, I’ve realised that many women have been sexually assaulted in some way, but don’t – or won’t – label it as such, for a variety of different reasons. Sometimes, it’s because the woman is frightened about saying no. It could be that she … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Consent
As most of you know, I am quite seriously and chronically ill. However, the biggest problem I face is the fact that I don’t look sick. In “Some Girls Are”, I even wrote about how that illness lead to isolation and abandonment by several of my previously close friends. The bright side? While I might … Continue reading “But Don’t You Want To Get Better?”