He says he hated himself but he couldn’t stop himself.“I’d usually sleep with a person once, then would be so disgusted with myself that I would immediately cease all contact,” Logan, who doesn’t want his real name used, for obvious reasons, says on his cellphone.
“I’d drop them and vow never to do it again and would go back to my wife and try to be a better husband.”But the cycle continued: over and over, he’d scour the classifieds in the or pay for telepersonals to find a new, willing lover.
In contrast, breast cancer awareness has been overrun with “pinkwashing.” The term was coined by the organization Breast Cancer Action to describe "[a] company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by promoting a pink ribbon product, but at the same time produces, manufactures and/or sells products that are linked to the disease."Leaphart wants to do her part in changing that narrative, stating in the trailer: Her story continues to resonate with women and other breast cancer survivors, who are commenting with words of encouragement and support on Facebook and other social media: With few examples of representation of women who have undergone a double masectomy, Leaphart is putting a much-needed face – and body – to breast cancer.
The former Miss America system contestant and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music-trained opera singer knew she had a different conception of romance than her previous boyfriends had and, for that matter, everyone else.“People tend to think of romance as spur of the moment and exciting,” she told me.
“I think of romance as things that make sense and are logical.” However, she didn't know why until this year when, at the age of 31, when she was diagnosed with autism.
Producer Sasha Solodukhina and director Emily Mackenzie thought so, too.
The two filmmakers are creating “Scar Story,” a feature-length documentary chronicling Leaphart’s 1,000-mile journey, which began in April, from Biloxi, Mississippi and will end in Washington, D. According the the New York Times, they believe Leaphart’s story has the power to influence contemporary discourse regarding trauma and shame.
The aspects of autism that can make everyday life challenging—reading social cues, understanding another's perspectives, making small talk and exchanging niceties—can be seriously magnified when it comes to dating.
Though the American Psychiatric Association defines autism as a spectrum disorder—some people do not speak at all and have disabilities that make traditional relationships (let alone romantic ones) largely unfeasible, but there are also many who are on the "high-functioning" end and do have a clear desire for dating and romance.
Leif Anderson is a dancer, writer, artist, mother and grandmother, and the founder, performer and teacher of the dance technique and philosophy called Airth. and is the daughter of artist/naturalist, Walter Inglis Anderson, and writer/teacher, Agnes Grinstead...
A dedicated root beer connoisseur and chocolate fiend, he lives with his wife, two kids, and a perpetually whiny cat in Indianapolis.
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