Category Archives: accepting sexuality

Advice from a half-broken, but not giving up, late-blooming lesbian

My 22-year old daughter looks at me with a mixture of guilt and “but I’m grown and I can do what I want” on her face when I ask her if she was smoking weed on the porch. I don’t … Continue reading

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Digging in The Crates

It’s interesting to look back at my old posts and see where my head was a year ago. This post is from last year around this time, and it still resonates. I can smile because I know I’m in a … Continue reading

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Figuring it out on my own…

There is really no one that I can talk to about this shit. I love my friends and although I seek their opinions on some things, I don’t look to them for advice when it comes to my personal life. … Continue reading

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Tripping Through the Pain Dance

I can see it happening in front of me like a movie. I’m watching it from a distance but am helpless to stop it. I’m anxious, restless, stressed…feeling uncomfortable in and about a situation that I should have dealt with … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Black & White

My mom was a strong lady. Crazy strong. Like show-no-fear, put-the-world-on-a-leash strong. Or maybe it was just me that was on a leash. It wasn’t that I felt the need to please her. Or maybe I did. I just wanted to … Continue reading

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Giving In

This weekend I was supposed to do something empowering and freeing. I had planned on attending a weekend of workshops for late-blooming lesbians who were married to men. It’s a yearly event. I wasn’t able to go last year, but … Continue reading

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Trusting and Moving

Life has not been sweet to me lately. I’m getting poked, pinched and prodded from all directions, and sometimes it’s easier to curl up in a little ball to escape the onslaught instead facing the problem. So while I’ve been … Continue reading

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Right On Time

I’m sitting here at my desk waiting for my coffee to kick in…which means I’m half asleep…which means I’m not in work mode yet…plus, I’m in a bit of a contemplative mood. So when I checked my email and found … Continue reading

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I am a queer woman of color

The title of this post says sooooo much. And seeing as this is the first time that I’ve actually typed those words, it means so much, too…(giddy, hand-over-mouth-bouncing-in-chair squeeing…) Coming into my own as woman who loves women has opened … Continue reading

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A Den of Mothers

Blessings, wisdom, and comfort can come from anywhere. I’m learning that more and more on this journey. Here’s an experience I had early last year that really hit that point home. Originally blogged at the amazing Elixher.com, I’m re-posting it … Continue reading

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