Sex Work, Living in Two Worlds

Sex Work, Living in Two Worlds

For most of my adult life I’ve lived a double life and straddled two worlds. In fact, I lived like this for so long I didn’t realize I was doing it anymore. It became my norm. As a young mother I felt like I had no choice. There are no coming out stories for sex...
Rising from the Crucible of Infidelity

Rising from the Crucible of Infidelity

Infidelity had throttled Patricia and Devon’s world. Devon stared at me with desperate wide eyes. Patricia sat as rigid as the Sphinx, a jagged wall of pain and betrayal separating them. I flashed back 20 years, to when I sat crumpled on a therapist’s couch in much of...
Letter To A New Sex Worker

Letter To A New Sex Worker

Wait for the knock. Glance in the mirror a final time and check your hair and lipstick. Are you polished, darling? It’s show time! Take a deep breath, open the door and purr out your sexiest hello. Big smile. Be dressed appropriately; stilettos to the sex worker are...

A Poem by Tammy Stone

A Poem by Tammy Stone Please don’t ask me who I am, but who I am today. Do not ask me where I come from; allow me instead to describe the lush roots that mold my veins and allow my breath to dance. Do not take me on a journey of where we have been, but look into my...
Breema Meditation

Breema Meditation

Breema Meditation by Karin Kiteley The following is a simple yet profound body-centered Breema meditation that can be integrated into daily life for as little as 5 minutes or as long as you like. It is typically guided, but you can read through it a few times and then...