Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Preface: Do not ask for any details or specifics about my own trauma. I *will not* tolerate questioning on the subject. That information is my business to share on my terms, and that is not what this article is about. This past week, I wrote out a … Continue reading Breaking Down My Thoughts: Victim Blaming
Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel I am learning to bake from scratch, everybody! I’ve always loved cooking and baking. I was never really taught to cook when I was young, so back in college I started teaching myself. I’ve focused mainly on cooking dinner meals up until now. Whenever I’d bake, I’d … Continue reading My Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe
I wrote this piece for Love, Geeky Girl. It was one of the hardest things to open up about. People who haven't gone through having an alcoholic parent won't fully understand just how much hurt and damage it can do. I hope this gives you a glimpse into our minds though. Originally posted on Love, Geeky … Continue reading Eight Lasting Effects of Having an Alcoholic Parent
Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Are you the queen/king of your own style? I know that I am! My personal fashion sense is perpetually stuck in a blend of the eighties rocker, nineties grunge, and noughties punk styles. I’ve always swayed towards edgier and harder looks. I enjoy the gender-expanding, feminist, and … Continue reading Nine Wardrobe Essentials for The Grunge Style
Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel We were all outraged, disheartened, and bewildered when news broke of the 2019 college admittance scandal. William ‘Rick’ Singer, CEO of the college and life counseling company Key, facilitated major test and admissions fraud by paying schools, coaches, and proctors to change records for parents who wished … Continue reading Why The “Varsity Blues” Sentencings Send the Wrong Message
Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel If you’ve ever studied the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), you’ll know people fall into 16 personality types. These personality types don’t cover all aspects of a person; however, they do help people understand themselves, their behavioral tendencies, and the world surrounding them. Everyone’s categorized into extraversion or introversion, … Continue reading The INFJ Door Slam
Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel Everyone understands the world through their own unique lens. I relate to most things–emotions, events, experiences–through theatre and music. It helps me process the world around me. Many others, particularly those with an affinity for the arts, also find immense value in music, lyrics, and performance musicality. … Continue reading Top Broadway Songs About Embracing Yourself and Your Dreams
Originally posted on Love, Geeky Girl By: Dani Kessel I am a college graduate with a bachelor’s degree. I am extremely proud of this. College wasn’t an easy road for me, but I got through it. Now that I am finished with my bachelor’s, I am a part of my alma mater’s alumni program. They … Continue reading Seven Tips for Surviving College
By: Dani Kessel
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If you’re looking for the perfect way to spice up your sex on Valentine’s Day, you’ve come to the right place! Sex can become a routine when you live with your partner. It can also become a lot of the same thing when you are in a long-term relationship. Celebrating V-Day with your boo this week? This might be a fun opportunity to try something different.
Here are some of the best ways you can mix things up.
A sensual massage
If you are looking to give your partner extra attention, light some candles, put on some mood music, oil them up, and give them a sensual massage. Touch like this increases oxytocin levels and creates intimacy between partners. This act of giving will make your partner feel special and possibly get them in the mood for some romantic sexy time afterwards. In…
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By: Dani Kessel
Anyone who knows me knows that I am an avid bibliophile.
Bibliophile: a lover (phile) of books (biblio)
I have a huge collection of books. I’m regularly checking out other books from the library. I have a large purse solely for the purpose of being able to carry books with me everywhere. You’ll find me reading most of my free moments, particularly in doctors office waiting rooms, while waiting for my partner to get off work, at any family gatherings I choose to go to. My partner even got me a kindle this past Christmas so I wouldn’t have to carry large, heavy books around with me everywhere.
I devoured books from the second I could read. Even before then, I’d beg my brother, sisters, mom, dad, neighbors, daycare providers–basically anybody who would listen–to read to me. One of my proudest moments was the day I got…
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