Sexual consent, sadly, still needs A LOT of awareness. However, this post is not about that. It is all about the ways we should open up our minds and incorporate consent in to other parts of our lives.
What's a good way to articulate the experience or feeling of being 'used' by someone without using the word 'used'?
The words that we choose to describe ourselves with are powerful. They give us, not just a sense of purpose, but also let us relate with others. They do one more thing.
We are not werewolves, I know. But it is said that the full moon brings out whatever is hidden inside of a person. From positive emotions to negative, the full moon is said to highlight the things you try to suppress.
Never once fearful or anxious, I always told people like it is. All my feelings and all my thoughts. No filters, no restraint. I thought it was the best way to be. Now, I am telling you it is the worst. And here's why.