Aboard the Ship Self-Help 2: But won’t being vulnerable make me really vulnerable…?

I’ve just finished reading the introductions and first chapter of Rising Strong, and listening to the corresponding episode of the podcast Big Strong Yes. It’s really an introduction to the whole concept of what Brené Brown calls ‘rising strong’. What she’s talking about is how you get up again after a fall. Even a really … Continue reading Aboard the Ship Self-Help 2: But won’t being vulnerable make me really vulnerable…?

My “Choice” To Be Bisexual

One person, when I recently told them that I am bisexual, responded by saying ‘Well, that’s your choice’. Here’s a short, sweet explanation of exactly what I have been able to choose about my sexuality. The Parts I Don’t Choose My sexuality. Who I’m sexually attracted to ain’t my choice. For me that can be … Continue reading My “Choice” To Be Bisexual

It’s Okay To Not Forgive

“Forgive and forget” is a maxim that will be familiar to nearly everyone who has grown up in an English-speaking country. After all, the English-speaking countries are historically Christian and forgiveness is one of the central rules of Christianity. In fact, both Christianity and modern culture have a huge culture of forgiveness, and this is … Continue reading It’s Okay To Not Forgive

Therapy Reflection #1

This is the first in what I intend to be a series of posts where I reflect on my weekly therapy sessions. I’m writing this series for a couple of reasons. First, I hope that it will be interesting and helpful for me to reflect  on my therapy in writing a couple of days after … Continue reading Therapy Reflection #1