private thoughts between her legs
nprfreshair:

Hillary Frank, wife of former Fresh Air producer Jonathan Menjivar (now with This American Life) has a podcast called Longest Shortest Time. Described as a “3:00 a.m. bedside companion for new parents,”  The most recent episode focuses on natural birth:

This week on the Longest Shortest Time podcast, Hillary Frank confronts Ina May Gaskin, mother of the modern natural birth movement, over feeling betrayed by the empowering messages about unmedicated labor in her books. If you wanted a natural birth and didn’t get one, Ina May Gaskin is looking for your feedback as well. Here’s where you can tell your story or leave a comment: http://wp.me/p4bvGZ-15K

nprfreshair:

Hillary Frank, wife of former Fresh Air producer Jonathan Menjivar (now with This American Life) has a podcast called Longest Shortest Time. Described as a “3:00 a.m. bedside companion for new parents,”  The most recent episode focuses on natural birth:

This week on the Longest Shortest Time podcast, Hillary Frank confronts Ina May Gaskin, mother of the modern natural birth movement, over feeling betrayed by the empowering messages about unmedicated labor in her books. If you wanted a natural birth and didn’t get one, Ina May Gaskin is looking for your feedback as well. Here’s where you can tell your story or leave a comment: http://wp.me/p4bvGZ-15K

I so relate to this.

What To Do When Your Boyfriend’s Asshole Best Friend Says, “Hey, Never Trust Anything That Bleeds For Seven Days And Doesn’t Die,
Right?”
OR The Only Poem I’ll Ever Write About Periods.

Don’t excuse him because he’s had
at least three lite beers
and is sweating through his black button down
that his mom or exgirlfriend
probably bought him.
Don’t excuse him because he’s been turned down
by the last six girls he went on dates with
after meeting them on tindr
with a picture that’s seven years old
Don’t excuse him because
he’s usually such a nice guy
because you don’t want to be a bitch
because you don’t want to cause a scene
because when you were seventeen
your sister told you
no one likes an angry feminist

Tell him,
Hey, Asshole:
Let me explain something to you.
Every goddamn motherfucking month since I was eleven,
a part of me
tore itself to shreds
ripped itself apart inside me
and then remade itself.

So yes, I bleed for seven days
and I don’t die
You know what else can do that?
Gods.
Immortal beings.
Things of legend.
Fuck, I can even
create life.

So I say, never trust anything that can’t
bleed for seven days and not die.
You know what that makes it?
Weak
Fallible
Mortal.
So let’s see, hon,
What you’re made of.
If you can bleed for seven days
and not die.

Rip out his jugular with your teeth.
And when he bleeds for seven seconds
and dies,
spit on his corpse and say,
I thought not.

Katherine Tucker (determined-in-slc)

(via ted-bundys-cabin)

constant-continuum:

drakewinzz:

dolliecrave:

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This is actually pretty important

very important information

constant-continuum:

drakewinzz:

dolliecrave:

Pass this on Tumblr

This is actually pretty important

very important information

We are announcing today that we have reverted back to our prior legal terms, which contain no mention of arbitration.

A statement from General Mills • Walking back a much-criticized policy that would have essentially replaced the consumer’s right to sue the company with an online arbitration process. The move drew much heat after The New York Times wrote an article on the practice last week.

By the way, they’re not the only ones that do this.

(via shortformblog)

Wow so many companies are on here…

etsyifyourenasty:

Home is Where Them Fuckers AIN’T
You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try accepting yourself and see what happens.
Louise Hay (via chasing-equilibrium)
As a doctor, let me tell you what self-love does:
It improves your hearing, your eyesight, lowers your blood pressure, increases pulmonary function, cardiac output, and helps wiring the musculature. So, if we had a rampant epidemic of self-love then our healthcare costs would go down dramatically. So, this isn’t just some little frou-frou new age notion, oh love yourself honey. This is hardcore science.

Dr. Christiane Northrop

Hungry for Change

(via cultivate-solitude)

nprfreshair:

One of Amy Schumer’s comedy routines begins with the declaration, “I’m a little sluttier than the average bear. I really am.”
Degrees of sluttiness may be hard to define, but Schumer does talk frankly about many subjects — including sex — that can be uncomfortable for people, both in her stand-up act and on her Comedy Central series, Inside Amy Schumer, now in its second season. 
When Amy spoke with Terry Gross last year, she revealed why she’s so at ease talking about sex:  

"I have a joke where I say, ‘Oh, I’m going to bring [my mom] to a soccer game because I want to show her what boundaries look like.’ I just grew up in a house where things weren’t that taboo to talk about. And my mom, when she was teaching us to say our different body parts, taught me how to say ‘vagina’ the same that she taught me how to say ‘ear.’I think she wanted us to be able to tell her if we were ever molested without being embarrassed — and so there wasn’t this sense of shame. And I was running around naked to an age that probably wasn’t appropriate and just never was made to feel embarrassed or shamed because of my body or think anything was wrong with me, probably to a fault." 


My mom did the same.

nprfreshair:

One of Amy Schumers comedy routines begins with the declaration, “I’m a little sluttier than the average bear. I really am.”

Degrees of sluttiness may be hard to define, but Schumer does talk frankly about many subjects — including sex — that can be uncomfortable for people, both in her stand-up act and on her Comedy Central series, Inside Amy Schumer, now in its second season. 

When Amy spoke with Terry Gross last year, she revealed why she’s so at ease talking about sex:  

"I have a joke where I say, ‘Oh, I’m going to bring [my mom] to a soccer game because I want to show her what boundaries look like.’ I just grew up in a house where things weren’t that taboo to talk about. And my mom, when she was teaching us to say our different body parts, taught me how to say ‘vagina’ the same that she taught me how to say ‘ear.’I think she wanted us to be able to tell her if we were ever molested without being embarrassed — and so there wasn’t this sense of shame. And I was running around naked to an age that probably wasn’t appropriate and just never was made to feel embarrassed or shamed because of my body or think anything was wrong with me, probably to a fault." 

My mom did the same.

dannybrito:

OH. MY. GOD.

thirteenny:

Meet the real men and women that inspired some of our favorite #MadMen characters: http://bit.ly/1kjtJfV

thirteenny:

Meet the real men and women that inspired some of our favorite #MadMen characters: http://bit.ly/1kjtJfV

People don’t like her because it’s the making of her, right now. When she, sometime soon in the future, becomes this person that she’s been kind of building up to, for the past three seasons, now four, then people will really begin to root for her. I think even the audience doesn’t realize she’s such a dark horse. If she acted badass and tried to kill everyone there, she would be dead by now! She’s so intelligent, and I can’t stress that enough. Courtesy is a lady’s armor. She’s using her courtesy to deceive people, and she’s using her former self as a facade, and it works so much to her advantage, because people still think she’s this naive, vulnerable, little girl, and she’s really not. She knows exactly what she’s doing. She knows what game she’s playing! And no one else does. And she’s learned from the best — Cersei, Margaery, Tyrion, Littlefinger, even Joffrey. She’s learned so much from these people, and they don’t even realize it. They’re unwittingly feeding her to become this great kind of manipulator. King’s Landing can either make or break a person, and in Sansa’s case, it’s making her.
Sophie Turner, in response to Sansa hate (x)