The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.~ Jim Rohn
[Everyone is] wise in proportion not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.~ George Bernard Shaw
Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.~ Vincent Van Gogh, 1889
Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf.~ Jonatan Mårtensson
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.~ Benjamin Disraeli
Sex is really only touch, the closest of all touch. And it's touch we're afraid of.~ D. H. Lawrence, 1928
in Lady Chatterley's Lover
Tag Archives: shame
This morning I was exploring childhood memories of watching The Beverly Hillbillies when I had a certain realization and started crying. I couldn’t stop crying for over ten minutes, and for the next few hours I was visited by waves of sadness, like … Continue reading
Sex is a popular topic everywhere, and “sex problems” have their share of airtime too. Whether it’s a classic movie or an Oscar nominee, sexual or relationship challenges are often
Sweet, salty, sour, bitter… what tastes do you enjoy? Probably not just one. And what about spicy… do you prefer hot, medium, mild or plain? Maybe your desire varies from day to day.
An excellent article came across my newsfeed recently, and much of it resonated with and reinforced my understanding of sex, sexuality and the problems so many people experience today.
Last week, a young woman died after taking Ecstasy (MDMA). Her death from taking street drugs is a sad thing in itself, and even more troubling for me was the reason her friends gave for her using the drug: weight … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I finished a course on sex addiction (sponsored by the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy) which expanded my perspective a bit.
I don’t remember when I first learned about vulvodynia, but I learned this week that it’s not nearly as rare as I’d thought. In studies, 3% to 7% of women suffer from vulvodynia – chronic pain or hypersensitivity in or … Continue reading
I was riding on the subway earlier this week with a friend, and we saw this “beauty” ad in the car we were in: