Survivors often focus on pleasure over orgasm. “Many survivors have a hard time orgasming because orgasming requires surrender,” Julie explains. “After assault, you have fear in your nervous system during sex and it can be hard …
…ng sexuality in an intensely negative way causes many survivors to question assumed power dynamics. Savannah says that growing up, she absorbed the idea that “sex was something to give to a man to show him how grateful I was for him.”
…and editor, who, in 2016, launched The Lonely Hour, a podcast dedicated to exploring the condition. The world is unpredictable, but our screens provide a convenient buffer against the possibility of spontaneous human interaction. Waiting for class to begin or for a friend at a bar? Instead of striking up a conversation with the person next to you and risking awkwardness, it’s easier to simply look down at your screen.
Loneliness, according to Stephanie Cacioppo, is the result of biological signals that push us to reach out to others interacting with a dysfunctional mind that perceives social danger everywhere. She’s focused on a promising intervention: a neurosteroid called pregnenolone, which has been shown…
If you think you're reading this or that guy for their incredible lifehacks that have been written out of experience, why wouldn't you also seek out the advice of women who are vastly more often expected to juggle family, careers, and home management all at once?
Had Andrew Johnson not overturned the original reconstruction proposal for freed slaves to be given 40 acres and a mule as reparation, instead of simply allowing them to earn wage labor on former slaveowners’ lands, we might be looking at a vastly less divided America today.
…merican families do. But that doesn’t account for the massive wealth gap between whites and blacks. More important to this disparity is the fact that the median wealth of white households in America is 20 times that of African-American households. Even African-Americans with decent income tend to lack the assets required to participate in savings accounts, business investments, or the stock market.
Under the guise of compassion, UBI really just turns us from stakeholders or even citizens to mere consumers. Once the ability to create or exchange value is stripped from us, all we can do with every consumptive act is deliver more power to people who can finally, without any exaggeration, be called our corporate overlords.
…timately means squeezing employees, customers, and suppliers alike in the name of continued growth. When people eventually become too poor to continue working as drivers or paying for rides, UBI supplies the required cash infusion for the business to keep operating.