I’m the problem: coming to terms with social anxiety & imposter syndrome

A few years ago I had tickets to go and see Against Me! They are one of my favourite bands, and with me being in the UK and them from the USA, getting to see them live didn't come up very often. They weren't playing the city I live in, but they were playing a … Continue reading I’m the problem: coming to terms with social anxiety & imposter syndrome

Scars and Stoicism: My Response to Sexual Assault

I've written this post for April 8th's topic Sexual Assault Awareness for Sex Bloggers for Mental Health. Please visit their website and follow the project on twitter. Content Warning: in this post I will talk about my own sexual assault (before the age of 18) in detail, and the repercussions it had on my life and … Continue reading Scars and Stoicism: My Response to Sexual Assault

The Darkest Days: Love, Depression and Suicide

Content warning: In this post I talk a lot about Suicide and a bit about Depression.  If you think this will cause you any upset, pain or trigger any trauma, please don't read it. This post has pretty much nothing to do with sex. Those of you who were brave enough to read my Fuck the … Continue reading The Darkest Days: Love, Depression and Suicide

Fuck the Pain Away: A Post About Grief and Sex

Content warning: this post contains details of grief, death, suicide, cancer and graphic descriptions of (consensual) sexual activity. If you think that reading about any of the above is too much for you right now, or will trigger traumatic or upsetting memories for you, please do not read this post.  This is likely to be … Continue reading Fuck the Pain Away: A Post About Grief and Sex

Labelled Lazy: Motivation and Depression

I can't remember a time when I was not told I am lazy. When I was about 14 a friend stated to me "you're the laziest person I know". I can't remember what sparked this remark, perhaps I didn't want to go with her to a social event, perhaps I didn't want to play a … Continue reading Labelled Lazy: Motivation and Depression

Share Our Shit Saturday 24th Feb 2018 #SOSS: The Mental Health Addition

It's Saturday again and time for me to share some fantastic sex positive content from the sex blogging community. I've been struggling with my mental health for a while now, and as we're nearing the end of winter I know so many of you are struggling too. I want to show you that you are … Continue reading Share Our Shit Saturday 24th Feb 2018 #SOSS: The Mental Health Addition

Seasons, Cycles, and Sadness: my predictable depression

Trigger warning! This post discusses depression and includes details of attempted suicide that some readers may find triggering. Please do not read if you think it will affect you.   It's that time of year again. The clocks go back, the nights get darker and darker, and my brain starts to withdraw into itself. My motivation … Continue reading Seasons, Cycles, and Sadness: my predictable depression

My (complicated) baby fever

This post is going to be more personal than opinion. It's just something I'm working through right now. I don't often hear people's reasoning to have children. I hear the reasons someone would not like to have children, but choosing to have children often goes unquestioned. You are meant to want to have children, in society's … Continue reading My (complicated) baby fever