Recognizing sex as a coping mechanism

Sex on Tuesday

It wasn’t until I started journaling and addressing the root of my pain that I realized how my trauma had impacted my sex life. Being a survivor of violence has meant unlearning my dangerous coping mechanisms and unpacking my unhealthy relationship to sex.
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Campus students play vital role in upholding alcohol policy

On Oct. 5, Councilmember Kate Harrison held a town hall meeting on a pressing topic: What can the city of Berkeley do to reduce troublesome drinking in Downtown Berkeley, which she defined as public drinking by homeless people and access to alcohol by underaged students from Berkeley High? I served
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Chosen families refuse to quit

I travel in circles that prioritize “chosen family.” Several of us are estranged from one or both of our parents, the rest fled for the usual crimes — queer, young and hopeful. Some came on pilgrimage and stayed, the rest of us sheltered in the first house that would take
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