shame

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some girls.

How Fat Shaming Leads To Eating Disorders

Fat shaming doesn’t have any positive outcomes, but it has plenty of negative ones. A study found that fat shaming leads to eating disorders for some Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   07.10.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
Yes, men, even woke men, still say the most unbelievable things to us in bed.

Things Men Need To Stop Saying To Women In Bed

Yes, men, even woke men, still say the most unbelievable things to us in bed and most of the time, we don’t say anything back. Read...
Kerry Neville    |   06.4.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Photo by Ayo Ogunseinde on Unsplash

What To Do When You Realize You Accidentally Joined A Cult ​

20 years later, it is still an experience that I am actively deconstructing. Why? Because I joined a cult. And maybe have too. If so, here’s how to Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.25.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Faking health is a common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness.

Why People With Chronic Illness Fake Being Healthy 

A common coping mechanism for someone with chronic illness is to fake being healthy. I’d like to shed some light on this very misunderstood behavior. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   04.4.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
This article being shared everywhere calls all of us apparently awful parents to action with a heafty load of good ol' fashioned parenting shaming.

Enough With The Finger-Wagging Parenting-Shaming

There's an article currently being shared. It calls all of us apparently awful parents to action with a heafty load of good ol' fashioned parenting Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
Families
 When it comes to handling call outs, you have to know the difference between guilt and shame.

The Mental Health Guide To Handling Call Outs

Let’s face it: call outs sucks, no matter what it's about. It doesn’t help if you are in any way either mentally ill or neurodivergent. Read...
Trav Mamone    |   11.6.17   |   SHARE
Minds
He assaulted me, and my prevailing feeling was shame.

Why Did My Sexual Assault Cause Shame?

He violated me and robbed me of an innocence I would never recover. He did this to me. Why did my sexual assault cause shame? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
Voices
To be shamed while pregnant is so upsetting.

What It's Like To Be Shamed While Pregnant

I’m not even a mother yet, but I’ve never felt as disparaged in my life as I do now, as a pregnant mom-to-be. To be shamed while pregnant is so Read...
Brittany L. Stalsburg    |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
Families