Black Monday

The following is a guest post from Kira Love Flores of www.HeartsHealing.com. Kira is a survivor of therapist abuse who has her own October story to tell. (Please note: Kira’s “T” and my “Dr. T” are two completely different people. ~Kristi) * * * Anniversaries… dark anniversaries… October is a big month for me, especially …

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Want to date your doctor? Hey, no problem!

This morning I got an email from a friend of mine who reads The Atlantic. In this month’s “What’s Your Problem?” section, an advice column by Jeffrey Goldberg, the following question and answer appear: I recently met a woman I’d like to ask out. Here’s the complication: she’s one of my new doctors, and I …

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How May I Serve Thee? Let Me Count The Ways

Imagine this: You’re at home, getting ready to do a massage. You don’t see clients at home that often and you don’t have a dedicated space, so you’ve got your massage table set up in the dining room, as usual. The heater’s on, since your place tends to be a bit on the cool side, …

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Don’t Call It Consent: Being Groomed for Sex

Consent requires that a person have all the necessary information to make a decision and the power to choose and have that choice respected by others. The possibility of authentic consent rests upon equality of power in a relationship. Consent should never be confused with submitting, going along, or acquiescing. ~ Marie M. Fortune SEXUAL …

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