10 Things That Changed Me After the Death of a Parent

ShareTweetPin I don’t think there is anything that can prepare you for the death of a parent. It is a larger blow in adulthood, I believe, because you are at the point where you are actually friends with your mother or father. Their wisdom has finally sunk in and you know that all of the shit you rolled your eyes at as a teenager really was done out of love and probably saved your life a time or two. I lost both of mine two years apart; my mother much unexpected and my father rather quickly after a cancer diagnosis. My mom was the one person who could see into my soul and could call me out in the most …

Do women feel guilt after having an abortion? No, mainly relief | Suzanne Moore

Most women dont regret their decision to have a termination and that outlook could help us protect reproductive rights, writes Suzanne Moore Women know themselves! Shock! Women can make the right decisions about their own bodies. Isnt that amazing? Though I and most of my friends who have had abortions know this, I guess thats just anecdata. You cant trust women when they tell you that the main feeling was relief and that they didnt really want a load of counselling about adoption or to wait another few weeks. Still, try to overturn Roe v Wade. Meanwhile, in the UK, anti-choice types focus on time limits. We can never be complacent about our rights. The myths the anti-choice brigade promulgate …

Crazy Wedding Story Of The Week: They Made Their Guests Cook & Clean | Betches

BetchesBridesBetches BridesBecause I have been single for about a hundred years, I’m not proud of how much I know about weddings. I don’t even know where I learned all this sh*t, maybe from planning my brother’s wedding in full, or maybe just from reading bridezilla stories from across the internet. Probably a little bit of both, tbh. Either way, I know enough about wedding etiquette to know when people are completely f*cking it up. all All you need to know at this point is that the newlyweds-to-be are violently high-maintenance, cheap af, and assholes. I mean, lethal combo. Also, the wedding is taking place in a very small town that has no hotels. Luckily, the bride’s family lives in/near said …

This Amazing Sitting Bull Portrait Made from 20,000 Dice

Artist Steven Paul Judd recently completed this incredible portrait of Sitting Bull using 20,068 dice. The Oklahoma-based Kiowa/Choctaw artist created this while an artist-in-residence at HixDesign. The work was unveiled on December 15th, 2019, on the anniversary of the famous Hunkpapa Lakota leader’s death in 1890. To see more from Judd check him out on Instagram and Etsy. View this post on Instagram Today December 15, 1890 mark’s the anniversary of Sitting Bulls death. He was a great Hunkpapa Lakota leader. I made this piece with over 20,000 dice!🔥 At @hixdesign @plazadistrict A post shared by Steven Paul Judd (@stevenpauljudd) on Dec 15, 2019 at 4:23pm PST STEVEN PAUL JUDD Instagram | Etsy STEVEN PAUL JUDD Instagram | Etsy STEVEN …