What did you expect?

What did you expect?

Loving the idea of a new diagnosis of “What Did You Expect.” I heard this term recently, from a psychiatrist, in response to the many many labels we designate to the “bad behaviour” of young people. He proposed, instead, a culture of awareness, and a diagnosis of What...
#giveagirlavoice

#giveagirlavoice

I am a female self defence instructor. Yes, I teach girls how to punch someone in the throat. I teach them how to deal with being choked, grabbed by the hair, dragged from their car, followed on the street, mauled in bars. Yes, I teach them situational awareness, how...

Claim Your Place

Damn it. I need a wee. Why did I not do a wee first? Come to think of it, I really should have grabbed a drink as well. But I am stuck now. And I am definitely NOT moving, because I am definitely NOT missing this. See, 90 minutes earlier, I had parked myself at the...

Hard work, high maintenance woman…

I am a hard work, high maintenance woman. I am not for everyone, and it takes an incredible person to be with me. I am demanding & challenging. I will test you to your limits. I have high standards. And expectations. By God, do I have expectations. I expect you to...

Why do you waste your time on sex?

I was having dinner with a friend the other night, and she looked at me and said: “You are a smart woman. You could do so much with your life, yet you choose to do the “sex thing”. In light of everything that is happening in the world, happening to women, why on earth...

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