aka learning how to be assertive. … Read More My Struggle with Assertiveness
I read Elite Daily’s listicle, 7 Comments About Your Ex Your Current Partner Doesn’t Want to Hear, and I’m guilty for using many of them. Since I have a boyfriend instead of a girlfriend, I replaced the Hers with His’s. The first one on the list, Don’t Mistakenly Use Her Name, made me anxious because… Read More The Fear of Saying an Ex’s Name
The unhealthy obsession of “dick” showing contests aka constant comparing of others.… Read More The Dick Showing Contest
“You’re going to stay in the room and think about you did!” Mr. Squigglekins turned off the light and shut his room door. I laid in his bed regretting that I sent my ex, Mr. Schadenfreude, an angry email during a PMS episode. As I laid in bed, I overheard him telling his mom my email… Read More The Time Mr. Squigglekins Put Me in Timeout
My first experience of sexual intercourse was through coercion. What is Sexual Coercion? Sexual Coercion is the act of using pressure, alcohol or drugs or force to have sexual contact with someone against his or her will. My boyfriend, Mr. Schadenfreude, used guilt, humiliation, and constant begging until I had intercourse with him. You may be asking why… Read More Coercion is Not Consent
The importance of being aware of other people’s expectations, especially your partner’s expectations. This evening, Mr. Squgglekins and I talked about expectations’ management. He was mad because I told him five times that we were going to “cuddle,” but I got caught up in church and watching cartoons. I felt bad because I always say… Read More Do People Expect a lot from Me?
What is Codependency? Codependency aka relationship addiction is a psychological condition in which someone is in an unhappy and unhealthy relationship that involves living with and providing care for another person (such as a drug addict, alcoholic, emotional abuser, etc.) My Experiences with Codependency Many people including myself have been in this type of relationship.… Read More I’m in Recovery for Co-dependency
At nineteen, my psychiatrist diagnosed with OCD. Not surprising. My entire life has been plagued by obsessions, compulsions, and anxiety. My mother recalls me in the bathroom washing my hands every time she had to pick me up from Pre-K. In third grade, I thought I was going to hell because I had thoughts that… Read More My Wavering Shadow, OCD