In this episode, Dee talks about emotional intelligence. What is emotional intelligence? How do you determine how much emotional intelligence a person has? When do you know you're not compatible with someone in regards to emotional intelligence, and what do you do with that information? Things mentioned in the episode: Summer Rain - Dwell Tea… Continue reading Emotional Intelligence
Category: Self Improvement
Let’s Talk About Sex, Part 1: Addressing Shame & Stigma
In this episode, Alex Rich joins DeeRae to talk about sex, sexuality, sexual health, addressing the sexual shame that comes from purity culture, and destigmatizing STIs. GUEST INFO: Alex Rich, Sexologoy Bae Instagram: @sexologybae Twitter: @GeauxSeeTheLady Things mentioned in the episode: Winter Wake Up Tea Just Add Honey Tea Co Study re: ENM & STI… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex, Part 1: Addressing Shame & Stigma
In this episode, Dee talks about vulnerability - what is it and what are ways to foster vulnerability in your relationships. Things mentioned in the episode: Spellbound LLC TRANSCRIPT
Foundations: Steps to Discovering What You Really Want in Non-Monogamy
In this episode, Dee talks about the thing she wish most people thought about in regards to non-monogamy foundational work: determining what you want out of nonmonogamy and relationships, in general and specifically. Things mentioned in the episode: Relationship Anarchy Smorgasboard (clearer picture here) Relationship Manifesto/Care & Feeding Manual TRANSCRIPT
Polysecure Book Synopsis & Review
*I give a summary of the book so there are spoilers.* Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Nonmonogamy by Jessica Fern Everybody and they mama were referring this book to me, so I borrowed it from one of my partners, created a virtual book club to hold myself accountable, and dove in. Overall, I really REALLY… Continue reading Polysecure Book Synopsis & Review
https://mybillie.com/pages/projectbodyhair This is kind of random, but my feelings are all over the place these days (rightfully so). But I saw this little advert that was great and it made me think. I go through cycles, struggling with this. My skin is so sensitive and hair is so coarse that no matter what I try… Continue reading self-conscious
Dangerous Cliffs Signs People think that intimacy is about sex. But intimacy is about truth. When you realize you can tell someone your truth, when you can show yourself to them, when you stand in front of them and their response is "you're safe with me" - that's intimacy. Little known fact about me: I… Continue reading connection
colorblindness and other kinds of privilege
"I don't see race." On the surface, this might seem like a harmless statement affirming that race doesn’t matter to you one way or another. You may think you're uber progressive by stating something like this, and that your POC friends applaud you for being such a libertarian or whatever. But what it's really doing… Continue reading colorblindness and other kinds of privilege
The various ways that people differ is so interesting for me; I love talking about how others think and order their lives and then speculate on how that - on how they - came about. Sometimes I think I should have studied sociology, or anthropology, or psychology...then I remember I'm just nosy. Ha! Anywho, since… Continue reading bandwidth
is it lebensmüde?
Youtube: Anathema - Regret (Türkçe Altyazı) "Disappointment comes with EVERY SINGLE CHOICE. I've learned to deal with my present disappointments since there are others I could be suffering." This was a comment an acquaintance made on one of my friend's social media posts. I can't remember if the post was about family, romantic relationships, or… Continue reading is it lebensmüde?