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I’m A Rape Survivor; This Is How My Husband & I Handle Intimacy

Assault does not disappear because the new identities of “spouse” or “mother” accumulate in your wake. This is how my husband and I handle intimacy. Read...
Lea Grover    |   11.2.18   |   SHARE
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A Moment For A Man, A Lifetime For His Victim

My story does have a happy ending. Still, I’ll never forget. We survivors live every day with complicated consequences. Our assaulters do not. Read...
Lisa Daniels    |   11.1.18   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I Assaulted My Ex And Don't Know How To Make It Right 

I sexually assaulted my ex, and I don't know how to make things better. I have apologized and told her I would give her all the space she needs. Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.17.18   |   SHARE
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers.

Powerful Men Do Terrible Things: Why Lawyers Like Kavanaugh Perpetrate Sexual Assault

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers. Lawyers and judges are just as capable of being aggressors of sexual violence. Read...
Carli Pierson    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: Was I Raped?

This is something that has haunted me for many years. Just thinking about it now makes me feel sick. What I raped or a drunk slut? Read...
Erin Khar   |   09.12.18   |   SHARE
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Consent Is Best: Let's Stop Shaming Mothers Into Breastfeeding

When I first realized I wasn’t going to really breastfeed, I was determined that everyone knew why. We need to stop shaming mothers into Read...
Jacinta Nandi of The Refresh    |   06.13.18   |   SHARE
Babies can't consent. Period.

Should You Ask Your Baby For Consent To Change Their Diaper?

I’m not saying consent isn’t important. I’m just saying that a really big part of parenting is helping a small being who isn't yet capable of making Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.11.18   |   SHARE
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Mommamental: Talking About Sex With Our Sons

Welcome to Mommamental, the place you come to talk about the things that should have been in the parenting manual that absolutely did not come Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.22.18   |   SHARE