Musings

On keeping your hands to your damn self

So it happens that my first experience with someone actually touching me without my consent coincided with Brett Kavanaugh's hearing. How serendipitous. Disclaimer: so many women experience far worse than having their ass groped on the bus. While it wasn't pleasant, and it made me want to take a shower, I was lucky. He never… Continue reading On keeping your hands to your damn self

Musings

On perfectionism

Merriam-Webster's definition of perfectionism: "a disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable; especially: the setting of unrealistically demanding goals accompanied by a disposition to regard failure to achieve them as unacceptable and a sign of personal worthlessness." Confession: I have been a perfectionist for as long as I can remember. This isn't a… Continue reading On perfectionism