Hold a goodbye card before you enter into any kind of relationship with a person. It’s a card I never held and it led to a decade of unhealthy relationships and some plentiful sprinkles of trauma.
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.
Mental health issues are serious but when some people start using that as an excuse to behave selfish, manipulative, and downright toxic it is a problem. And it needs to be addressed.
After having way too many unreciprocal relationships, I have come to my own formula of not being weighed down by expectations.
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.