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Legal, Personal, Relationships, Social, Someone Fix This

The “Fundamental” Right to Marriage

I know, I know, it's been forever. I didn't intend to take such a long break from blogging, but last semester really kicked my butt work-wise and I could not dedicate the time I wanted to writing posts that would be worth reading. By the end of most days, my mind was completely blank or… Continue reading The “Fundamental” Right to Marriage

Caregivers, Mental Health, Personal, Relationships

Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden

Trigger Warning: Suicide, illness Growing up, I was in the hospital A LOT. I had severe respiratory illnesses all throughout my childhood multiple times a year, and every time I would get sick, my parents would be by my side as often as they could be. I was pretty much never alone in the hospital… Continue reading Mental Health Part Three – I’m Not a Burden

dating, Personal, Relationships, Social

12 Wheelchair-Accessible Date Ideas

In my last post, I talked about the difficulty that a lot of disabled people, myself included, experience when dating. One of the things I did not mention is that it can sometimes be difficult to find accessible places that are fun to go to and fun to have a date at. Since it's getting… Continue reading 12 Wheelchair-Accessible Date Ideas

Personal

“Fine, maybe I will. Jeez.”: An Auspicious Beginning

One thing that people who meet me learn quickly is that I'm sassy. I add sass into every conversation I'm a part of, even when I don't try. I can't help it, no matter how much I might want (or need) to be agreeable. When I met my boyfriend, I confidently told him, "I change my sass for no man,… Continue reading “Fine, maybe I will. Jeez.”: An Auspicious Beginning