Tag Archives: women’s issues

I am a woman

I am a woman. This means it is highly likely I have ovaries, a uterus and a vagina. Together these enable my body to create a cellular change that is able to grow into a baby. This ability to create, … Continue reading

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A message of hope – Corny but true

A message of hope Facebook isn’t always great. In the last few weeks I have seen “memories” of times I’d forgotten about. I remember well posting those photos during the first few years after Richard passed: sometimes out of a … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Christmas: Embracing the Lost and Loss

There is no point is saying the holidays are difficult for those who are grieving. It’s a foregone conclusion. But, as it is one of my personal missions to share with others the lessons I’ve learned from being on the … Continue reading

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Learning to live again

Learning to live again is thinking what you are doing now is the hardest thing you’ve had to do so far and realizing you have felt this way about so many of the other things you have had to do. … Continue reading

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Is Love the Greatest Thing of All?

Yes. Is it also one of the scariest and hardest things to do in the world? Absolutely. After all if love wasn’t so great we wouldn’t have countless gazillion dollar industries trying to sell us all of its accessories: wear … Continue reading

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God gave me a daughter so I could be a better feminist

Yes, she did. When my daughter Emily was born I thought I knew the type of feminist I was and the type of feminism I believed in. Objectification of women was bad, equal pay for work of equal value was … Continue reading

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Please call me “Cunt” to my face

“Cunt” is likely one of, if not, the word that makes me madder than any other word in the English language. There is no male equivalent. There is a harshness and underlying threat of violence that tends to accompany it; … Continue reading

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