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how politeness conditioning can lead to confusion about sexual assults

Is there a way to undo the conditioning that compels women to “be nice” at all costs? After all, minimizing doesn’t protect sexual assault survivors from experiencing long-term trauma. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/how-politeness-conditioning-can-lead-to-confusion-about-sexual-assults/article29294471/

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my first brazilian jujitsu class

I always thought I was a lover not a fighter, but after taking my first Brazilian Jujitsu class at Spartacus Gym tonight, I realize that all I was was a fighter without his tools. How good would a knight be … Continue reading

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