February Blog Posts: Selflove

February Blog Posts: Selflove

For Valentine's Day, our coaches wrote about how we learned to love ourselves. Browse the links below to read the full post.Imperfect and Worthy of Love Deep down, I knew that my body was unlovable and so was I. I could never be good enough for love.by Laura BogushThe...

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A Quiet Power That Says It All

A Quiet Power That Says It All

– If I scream, they sure will hear me? Right?!? … I used to think that I was forever stuck in the fight for my voice to be heard. That I would never be able to let my guard down … It was a cold winter’s morning, with the fire in my psychologist’s practice offering me...

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Imperfect and Worthy of Love

Imperfect and Worthy of Love

“Do you think maybe it was a mistake to break up?” I said to a former boyfriend during a phone conversation, 3 months after he ended our relationship. I was devastated and unable to heal. He kept calling me. Our relationship had lasted several years, my first real...

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A Symbol of My Selflove

A Symbol of My Selflove

Ishaan’s mother refused to come downstairs to our Christmas party, pouting in her room for the evening instead.  “She doesn’t feel like we’re welcoming her,” Ishaan hissed at me as our guests arrived.  Towards the end of the evening ten or so of us began playing that...

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My Self-Love Aroma

My Self-Love Aroma

I watched him smell his left fingers. He slowly sniffed the middle two. "Smell," he said. I held his hand and sniffed his middle fingers. The aroma smelled familiar, but I could not place it.    "What is it?" I asked.   "You," he said. "I can smell you 1-2 days after...

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Loving Myself v1

Loving Myself v1

“So, let me get this straight,” I started, meeting his eyes to be sure I understood.  “What you’re saying is that I can be in a committed relationship with you, but I can fuck other people – do I have that right?” I’m sure my face showed my incredulity.  The year was...

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Pubic Hair

Pubic Hair

These posts written by our leaders are so good. We can't pick a a favorite. Enjoy. Browse the links below to read the full post.The time I accidently gained an appreciation for my lady garden on the least sexiest day of my life  I spent 30 years worrying about...

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Free to Be Hair Positive

Free to Be Hair Positive

“And extra cheese on the large pizza, please,” said the woman.  I added the changes to their order, and tried to make the action of pushing my pelvis forward so that my pubic mound might brush against the lower part of the counter - even for a second of relief - look...

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Finding and Honoring My Preference

Finding and Honoring My Preference

The first genital hair that I saw was on my mother’s vulva, full, curly and dark on her pubic mound. She wasn’t shy about being naked around me. I don’t remember any specific conversation about her pubic hair, but I’m sure we had one or several. I was curious and...

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I Used to Hate My Pubic Hair

I Used to Hate My Pubic Hair

Sitting on the toilet, looking at the newly found dark curly hair between my legs, I feel horrified, and disgusted. I didn’t ask for these hairs, these weren’t supposed to happen until I was a grown adult, what are they doing here on my 9 year old body!? Not only is...

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