I think it's pretty obvious from everything I've written that I love my fiancée an absurd amount. I love being engaged to her, I love being around her, and I love going on dates with her. Even so, the best person I've ever dated is still myself. I started thinking this way a few years … Continue reading Being My Own Primary
Cw: discussion of societal and internalised fatmisia We are so often encouraged to wear clothes that make us look smaller. I remember being in my early twenties, trying on clothes in a cramped changing room, waiting to find the perfect drab outfit that would make me look the thinnest. Eventually, uncomfortable and sweating under the … Continue reading Looking Fat
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Every January, people make the decision to try to be 'new'. People decide that something about themselves isn't good enough and that a well-chosen resolution will somehow change things. If you're like most people, your ambitious New Years resolution will already be out the window. That's ok. I promise, that's genuinely ok! No need to … Continue reading New Goals, Same Amazing You
Cw: discussions of abuse, oppression, mental health, and food Christmas can be difficult, and complicated, and full of feelings, and whatever is happening for you right now, it will be over sooner than you think. You are resilient even though you shouldn't have to be, and you can get through this. We can get through … Continue reading To Anyone Who’s Struggling This Christmas
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, November 2015 How to Deal with Assholes this Holiday Season cw: emotional abuse, discussion of oppression Did your new haircut make your Grandma cry? Does your partner want to throw out your collection of weird erotica? Does your obsession with taxidermy make your best friend roll their eyes? Maybe you … Continue reading How to Deal with Assholes this Holiday Season (and All Year Round)