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If you’re following @SexTaIk, please, for the love of sex and women, STOP!

March 7th, 2014 4 comments

Edited: Originally listed the name as “@sextalk”. My apologies to this person. I haven’t actually looked at their twitter account. But you can bet I will now! Lol.

So somehow, I stumbled on a Twitter account called @SexTaIk. This account has 691 THOUSAND followers. And they tweet stuff like this:

Slut shaming, FTW!

Because sensuality for sensuality’s sake is just a no. Read more…

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Shit Happens: On My Experience as a Teen Mom

March 7th, 2014 9 comments

Trigger warning: Nothing graphic, but there is mention of emotional and sexual abuse within this post.

One of the ads in a deplorable campaign meant to shame teens into not having babies. Because moms don't change the world every day, apparently.

Probably the most deplorable ad in a campaign meant to shame teens into not having babies. Because moms don’t change the world every day, apparently.

Generally speaking, I try to avoid talking about the fact that I was a teen mom.

Generally speaking, I try to avoid talking about the fact that I’m a mom at all because…well, this is an adult blog, but also because I feel like I am a complete failure in that area. I still have a hard time letting myself agree with the people who are privy to the entire situation, and say that I did everything I could to try to rectify that once I was in my right mind and was able, and before I was summarily dismissed from their lives by their father who still insists I abandoned them.

As if he has room to talk. After pushing me out of their lives, he left them with his ex-wife and moved to another state with another woman, then refused to speak with them for a year. So pretty much fuck him and his fucked up view on life.

Anyway…that’s neither here nor there. I didn’t come here today to write about how much of a waste of space my ex is. But because I know some of you are wondering, I’ll tell you the reason I haven’t flown to where the kids live and tried to take custody back from their stepmother is because she’s the only mother most of them have known and she’s more than capable. My youngest was still barely a toddler when the court decided criminal was better than crazy and sent them to live with their father. And the only memories my oldest has of me are from when I had a nervous breakdown. Read more…