Recently I sat down with Diane Rinella and a number of friends and we discussed consanguinamory , which is incest between consenting adults. Of all the taboo subjects I’ve discussed over the years, this one rose above them all for making people uncomfortable. It’s mostly illegal but should it be? Does it really warrant penalties more severe than first degree murder?
We had the conversation and did the research. See what you think.
Warm film about how people with disabilities are also sexual Best part? The last bit after the credits! Haha!!
JD Schramm gives a compassionate TED talk about someone he knew well who attempted suicide and lived to talk about it.
At this point in my life, I have noticed that …
sometimes there seems to be no substitute for being in a certain state of miserableness for a certain amount of time for us to figure out what we want to do next, ya know?
Allie Brosh captures the essence of depression for so many in her cartoons. My favorite part is her story about having dead fish. Ohh, how many times that has happened to me.
Allie, I hope you’re doing well. You’ve offered to so many such wonderful humor about a dark place. You could only do that if you also knew that place. All the best.
The same part of our brain is active when we’re feeling emotional pain as well as physical pain. So, an emotional hurt can feel as painful as, say, a broken leg.
It’s really satisfying to see the fMRI data confirm neuroscientifically an explanation for what so many of us know, that emotional pain feels as real as physical pain.
Daily Good review of the book
New York Times review of the book
“You don’t get a cookie for doing stuff you should be doing anyway.”
The Awful Lie That’s Been Told About Men Since Pretty Much The Dawn Of Time – that your natural state is rapist.
Wanda, Wanda, Wanda – you are so fantastic!!