Rachael Hope

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Mothers share the things that surprised them, grieved them, and helped them during the pain of miscarriage.

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Photo by Andrey Zvyagintsev on Unsplash

I love Chrissy Teigen. No, I don’t know her. She doesn’t know me. But she is smart, and funny, and real. And her suffering right now is a parent's worst nightmare, a loss that is wordless. Her photos and words are raw, beautiful in their humanity, and timeless.

It’s not easy to share this pain with the world at large, but I’m so, so thankful that she chose to. …


My climaxes are like a box of chocolates: sweet, sensual, heavenly and delightfully varied.

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Photo by Dainis Graveris on SexualAlpha

If you’d asked me in my early thirties what it felt like to climax, I would have given a simple answer. It feels good. Then, my world imploded, and in the process I nurtured my sexuality and my self. My vocabulary of pleasure expanded as I gathered experiences, from bold to nuanced, tucking them away for infinite replay.

I didn’t know then that an orgasm is not just an orgasm. The more sex I’ve had, the more exploration I’ve done, the more I’ve discovered how many different types of orgasms are out there. …


Keep your relationships happy & healthy by recognizing bad behavior before it becomes a problem

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Photo by Daniel Monteiro on Unsplash

Dating can be complicated. It requires a lot of time, thoughtfulness, and energy, and it’s so disappointing to waste those things on someone who ends up throwing out red flags left and right. Recognizing behaviors that shouldn’t be happening is a great first step to keeping your relationships and your heart happy and healthy.

While some red flags exist in all intimate or romantic relationships, others are specific to relationships with multiple partners. Let’s take a look at some common warning signs that can pop up in polyamorous relationships.

Unhealthy behavior in existing relationships.

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, but perhaps you can judge a book by the 18 preceding books in the series. Unhealthy or concerning behaviors in a potential partner’s existing relationships can be a strong sign to steer clear of further involvement. …

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Rachael Hope

Polyamorous, loud laughing unapologetic feminist, rad fatty, and epic sweet tooth.

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