Suvivor’s Shame & Radical Self-Compassion

Growing from your abuse is this messy, confusing journey. I consider myself a recovering survivor, but I think there’s this assumption that my abuse was yesterday; it was 2 years ago. And sometimes I feel embarrassed that I’m still healing, and still learning how to trust others. For my personal journey, I’ve noticed that the … Continue reading Suvivor’s Shame & Radical Self-Compassion

Why didn’t you go?

They didn’t have my major They gave me $500 for a full 4 years I couldn’t afford it I wanted to be closer to home My rapist also got in, and I just couldn’t do it I didn’t think I would fit in I couldn’t afford it A professor I wanted to work with was … Continue reading Why didn’t you go?

Critical Slut Theory

As I’ve been thinking heavily about what I want to write my dissertation on (thinking of a solid topic is the first part of the grueling dissertation process) and I’ve been given tons of the obvious tips; write about something not discussed in the field, write about something you can’t stop thinking about, write about … Continue reading Critical Slut Theory