Sex & Relationships

Leaving: A Strong Woman’s Decision to Break the Cycle.

December 16, 2010

Gabriel’s father and I were never married. We did, however, live together for three years. I cannot pretend to be innocent of all crimes in that relationship (I have always been a terrible liar). Damage breeds damage, cruelty breeds erratic behavior. He used to cut me down, daily. You’re not pretty enough. You’re fat. You […]

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The Ugly Truth: Did I Poop When I Gave Birth?

December 15, 2010

Did I mention that I over-share?  You should just know that going in. I am pretty sure that I have asked my husband about 500 times if I pooped while giving birth. 500 times after each birth, to be exact. So that would be 1,500 times for him. I’m completely consumed with knowing this, much […]

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Abuse. Not the Girl I Used to Be.

December 10, 2010

When I first met him, I was immediately smitten. He didn’t like me though. He liked my friend.  I’m not even sure he realized another person was standing there as he chatted her up.  They exchanged numbers and I remember watching him as he walked away. I wished it was my number he’d taken.  In […]

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The Ex Factor in the Bedroom

December 2, 2010

I’m afraid of divorce. Mainly because my husband was married once before, so I fear that it makes him more accepting of the option of divorce. And this fear gives me no choice but to sometimes (okay all the time) stalk his ex-wife on Facebook.  I must know why it didn’t work out between them. When […]

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What Real Men Find Attractive

November 26, 2010

What men find attractive in a woman is greatly misunderstood. The reason? Society inundates us with often contradictory messages of what female beauty is, and few of these accurately represent the opinions of real men. Take the film and television industry. They are notorious for casting ultra-skinny actresses in roles that are meant to represent […]

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