Tag Archives: consent

Never Read the Comments – Liz Gilbert

” This feels personally relevant to the writer, who has her own experience of group attack, including via the internet, and (some) people’s willingness to make sweeping and vicious statements about other human beings they have never met, based on one … Continue reading

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Monica Lewinsky with Jon Ronson

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/apr/16/monica-lewinsky-shame-sticks-like-tar-jon-ronson Click on the link above for today’s post – Monica Lewinsky in a recent interview with Jon Ronson in The Guardian, well worth a read. In 2015, we published a link to, and a piece on, Monica’s wonderful TED talk ‘The … Continue reading

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Gabor Maté on Addiction, change & relationship with someone who is addicted

‘To live with an addict of any kind is frustrating, emotionally painful and often infuriating. Family, friends and spouse may feel they are dealing with a double personality: one sane and lovable, the other devious and uncaring. They believe the … Continue reading

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Ending Power Struggles with Children – Hand in Hand Parenting – Patty Wipfler

http://www.handinhandparenting.org/article/ending-power-struggles-with-children/ At the heart of person centred is the idea that we each have inherent value, and that there is a fundamental equality between us. Whatever differences there may be in our life experience, culture, age, gender, race, ability, education, … Continue reading

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Eyes Open by Jess Davies

https://iamnotasilentpoet.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/eyes-open-by-jess-davies/ Click on the link for this powerful and moving poem about sexual experiencing, written and spoken by Jess Davies. Thank you to Jess, Reuben Woolley and ‘I am not a silent poet’ on Facebook and WordPress. Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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Consent – Sex and Tea

This is cool. Consent explained in terms of having a cup of tea. It’s less than 3 minutes long, amusing, and deftly makes the relevant points. Seems like a useful resource in a school context…. Thank you to the following … Continue reading

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Monica Lewinsky – The Price of Shame

This is wonderful. Thank you to Sarah Birdsall on Facebook for drawing it to our attention. Deeply thought-provoking, intelligent, heartfelt and moving – an inspiring example of someone who has taken their own horrible experience and transmuted it with courage … Continue reading

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