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How Trauma From Sexual Assault Affects Emotional and Mental Health

April 15, 2024

It’s shocking just how common sexual violence is. In the United States alone, nearly one in five women have been raped or experienced an attempted sexual assault in their lifetime, according to the Ce...

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The Significance of Self-Love

April 3, 2024

I’ll admit the first time I remember hearing a flight attendant say, “If there’s a loss of cabin pressure, make sure to secure your own oxygen mask before helping others.” It struck me as, well, selfi...

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How Toxic Femininity Harms

March 7, 2024

Have you ever had someone tell you to sit another way because your current posture was not “ladylike?” Or felt the pressure to spend hours getting ready in the morning to ensure you look like a woman ...

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What Causes an Intimacy Disorder?

March 5, 2024

When you stack it all up — of everything we experience in our lives — it’s in knowing and being known and loved by others in which our lives find contentment and meaning. Humans are healthier in relat...

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Black Women & Healthcare: Why the Disparity?

January 31, 2024

Imagine discovering a lump in your breast. Your doctor checks you, sees the concern in your eyes, in your voice. He doesn’t ask you any questions, barely examines you, and instead suggests you’re over...

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Self-Expression: The Feelings & Trauma Connection

January 15, 2024

Alexithymia. You may have never heard of it, but roughly 10% of the population experiences it. Have you ever had trouble expressing emotions or known someone who has? This may be the cause. What Is Al...

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