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Valuing Intentions: A Radically Compassionate Act

Update: I have written a companion piece to this post, describing practical ways in which valuing intentions have manifested in my own life. You can find it here. So often in social justice movements, I see this chant being leveled … Continue reading

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Reflections

As 2015 comes to a close, I’m recognizing that it is the first time in many years that I’ve been able to think about a new beginning with hope, with a fresh outlook, with an imagination. This is a post about healing, … Continue reading

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Christmas Post – 2015: Remembering Christmas

This is dedicated to A.D.K, for bringing Christmas back into my life. Even though you left, it stayed behind. Thank you 🙂 TW: Mental Health, mention of suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety It’s hard to pinpoint what exactly it is that … Continue reading

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8 Reasons you should never report someone on Facebook for using a false name

(If you’ve lost access to your account due to being reported for a “fake” name, please see How to not lose, or regain, your account with a “false” name on Facebook) Recently, my account was deactivated because, I was told, there … Continue reading

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Dear Dudes

Dear Dudes: If you ever feel enraged with yourself because you feel guilty and then you project that rage onto the person to whom you should be saying sorry, please have this newsflash: You are not an adult. You are … Continue reading

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Reminders 2

I am allowed to exist without having been loved.

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Recalibrating Relationships

I’ve gone through some combination of these steps with friendships/relationships where I’ve felt some imbalance in terms of how often I reach out and how much reciprocation I’m feeling in return. I think everyone goes through this at some point … Continue reading

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A New Way to Love

Unrequited love – or even unrequited ‘like’ – is something I’ve struggled with for a long time. I am someone who has always been rejected, never been ‘really’ liked. Oh sure, there’s been plenty of fucking, ‘benefitting with friends’, and … Continue reading

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