Category Archives: News

Does Gender Bias and Victim Blaming Put Both Sexes at Risk for Sexual Assault? Now on HuffPost Crime

A friend recently brought an article to my attention about a seasoned sexual assault detective who, after years on the job, was sexually assaulted. Aside from the irony of the victim’s profession, I read the article to see why else this story … Continue reading

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Why Did Kat Von D and Jesse James Break Up? A Look At the Psychology of the Bad Boy and How Women Get Sucked In

I came across this headline the other day “Why Did Kat Von D Tattoo Jesse James’ Face on Her Body?” Wow, good question! You would think that someone who makes their living as a tattoo artist would know that tattooing … Continue reading

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So I’m in the process of moving—my site that is. I am moving Hayley’s Comments and The Veggie Stand to a new host- they would’ve been there this morning and already settled in nicely had Hayley read the directions…. I … Continue reading

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What Happened to Amy Winehouse?

Artist, addict or both? With the untimely death of Amy Winehouse, those familiar with her music (especially her song “Rehab”) find her art to be extremely telling. The song opens with “They tried to make me go to rehab but … Continue reading

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New Huffington Post Post

If you haven’t already, please check out my article, “Are You Your Own Worst Critic?” Many of us consider ourselves to be our own worst critics and I used to think so, too. I was always so hard on myself … Continue reading

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Surviving Trauma: I Choose To Live

I was surfing the web looking at different statutes of limitations and legalities for rape crimes, when I found an article that proposed a repeal of statutes for certain rape cases in the state of Connecticut. In the article, Governor … Continue reading

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Weekly Update

Hi Everyone! A lot of news this week. First, I want to thank everyone for responding to my “Finish my sentence” exercise. It went really well, and there were a lot of great responses! Secondly, my article “The Worst Piece of … Continue reading

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