Many White Allies are asking themselves, how they can help as the revolution our BIPOC brothers and sister have been needing for centuries, rages on. We march, educate ourselves, sign petitions, donate, amplify BIPOC voices, and show our solidarity and resistance in traditional and creative ways. I attended a recent protest in the primarily White … Continue reading My Black Lives Matter Sidewalk And My Fragile Suburban Neighbors
Many people watched the heartbreaking video of a mother reunited with her toddler after being separated with him. We watched in pain as the mother cried and exclaimed “what’s wrong with him” as he turned away from her as if he didn’t recognize her. Reminder: The consequences of family separation will far out-last this administration. … Continue reading The Long-term Impact on a Child’s Brain from Separation & Attachment Injuries
These 100% sex free sleepovers were absolutely off limits in the conservative christian community we were raised in but were the key to my survival during those dark days. He likely saved my life but this came at a price; my depression and our sleepovers led to us losing our church community.
As couples therapist that primarily works with Christian couples I have seen how being raised in purity culture can ruin the sex life of christian couples. I’ve listen to couples who were told that sex is to be saved FOR marriage and information about sex is kept highly secretive. Who were raised to believe in … Continue reading Purity Culture Can Ruin the Sex Life of Christian Couples: A Therapist’s Perspective