Sex, self-care and sustainability

CONTENT NOTE: A late addition to this week's Wicked Wednesday prompt, as well as part of this week's Sex Bloggers for Mental Health prompt. This last year especially, I took greater steps to prioritise certain things in my life. For the last two years, I've been gradually working on healing my mental and emotional health …

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Gimme the vibrator and no one gets hurt!

Sometimes I just need an orgasm. I'm desperate for it. I'll get headaches if I've gone without an orgasm for a little bit. I'll feel a little down even. Out of sorts. I can't think, which when I really need to think, like when I'm writing, can be a pain in the ass. So when I am …

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To love myself as I love you

CW: This post contains talks about mental health (inc. post-traumatic stress, anxiety & depression) verbal & emotional abuse in relationships and sexual coercion. Reader discretion is strongly advised. Love takes many forms. The love we have for our family is different to that of our spouse. The love we have for our siblings is different …

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Why at 24, I’m ditching birth control for good

I'd had enough. Being poked and prodded. Local anaesthetic. My insides going completely off kilter. Hospital checks. I'd had e-fucking-nough. Last month I made a decision to come off my combined pill, and unless it's absolutely necessary and there's no option (i.e. it being treatment for a serious health issue and that's the only way …

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