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Feminism

  • Review of the documentary Love Between The Covers

    **This post contains affiliate links, which I may receive a commission off of. All opinions are solely the author’s.** I’m not much of a documentary watcher. There I said it. Often times, it’s because the subject matter isn’t something that I can relate to. I’m…

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  • Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day: Creative Self-Love Ideas

    I’ve written before about my rather repressed upbringing and lack of self-love. Sometimes I wonder what people who didn’t grow up like that must think. Maybe they don’t believe that a girl could go her whole life without ever touching herself. Or that there are women…

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  • Finding Alternatives For The “B” Word

    “Smile! You are beautiful!” reads a pale yellow Post-it note stuck on the bathroom mirror. Underneath the words are doodles of flowers, hearts, and smiley faces, daintily drawn with the thin end of a hot pink Sharpie. “Darling, you look so beautiful today,” a mother…

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  • Interview with an Author featuring Laura N. Anile

    Laura N. Anile and I have been online friends for a few years now. We’ve never actually met because she lives on the other side of the world from me in Australia, but our mutual love for and struggles with all things writing have kept…

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  • Making Room: Tips On How To Elevate Your Artist Self

    I was just telling a friend of mine the other day, I think men are these autonomous beings, and it’s really hard for them to give up a piece of themselves; whereas women give up all of themselves and have to take pieces back. So…

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  • Mature Masculinity: Taking Your Hero From Boy to Man

    I’ve recently become somewhat obsessed with the idea of what it means to be a real man. I think our culture is starving for mature masculinity. I think boys long for real fathers, men long for real role models, and women long for real men.…

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  • Is Marriage the Ultimate Happily Ever After?

    Is marriage the epitome of happily ever after? I’d like to think not. I’d like to hope not. In a recent writing of my latest novel, a few beta readers wanted more. “They should get married.” What? No. They’re happy. They found love. It’s been…

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  • Feminism Starts With Us – Bringing About Change #SheForShe

    In my article highlighting Emma Watson’s #HeForShe initiative, I talked about being raised with a negative image of the word “feminism.” In this article, I want to inspire us all to take action toward building each other up. Let’s Make Feminism a Positive Word Why are…

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