Tag: women

Stop Slut Shaming

Slut shaming brings out my anger and sometimes when it’s released can be so raw it frightens me. It happens when I see something about women being blamed for being raped. Or hear about a woman who told a man she didn’t want to have sex but he had sex with her anyway. This time

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To the girl I was then – I forgive you

To the girl I was then – I forgive you. I forgive you for believing that you didn’t matter. I forgive you for thinking that what you had to say wasn’t worth other people listening. I forgive you for thinking you needed to be perfect to help anyone else. I forgive you for the things

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And she has risen

From the ashes of the fire she rose She had journeyed into her heart to retrieve the pieces of her soul that had been fragmented. Healing all that wasn’t hers to hold. Releasing the demons that plagued her inner most being. She embraced the pain, she embraced it for all that it meant. For all

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Sisterhood is magic

Held. Received. Turned on. The 3 things that came to my mind this weekend after experiencing two of my beautiful sisters in their magic. As I lay there receiving their magic, which is literally the only way to describe them in their powers, I came to massive realizations. One being I am so held and

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Me + Integration

Recently I was going through the biggest integration experience I’ve ever felt. My entire body had aches and pains along with the most horrible migraines and I just did not want to human anymore. But I allowed it all. I didn’t shame myself for feeling the things I was feeling. I knew they were just

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Revisiting my old self

The other night I thought to myself, after hearing numerous times about all the stuff I used to do, that I would give old Shannii a rerun. The Shannii who didn’t speak up and just people pleased because it was just easier. Except this time it wasn’t. And I realized how often I used to

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Do you think women should dress modestly?

Have you ever considered that you stating women should dress modestly or cover up etc or she is asking to be assaulted, raped or whatever sexual act may occur, may in fact be a part of your protective mechanism or that it gives you a false sense of safety? As if, in some way, if

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