Category Archives: Romance

Risque Bizness: A Spinoff

Risque Bizness: Enter at Your Own Risque

This blog is a spinoff from Lost Dudeist Astrology.  We are moving our NSFW / Erotic poems, stories, nude pictures, pinups and similar material here.  Most of our visual material will tend to be lingerie shots and vintage pinups with the occasional nudes.  We are not posting hardcore pornography.  As an aside, all (or almost all) of the material will be “reblogs” aggregated from other sources.

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Miscommunication Madness

kerrylouiseyoga

This is an issue that is really bothering me this week. It’s always made me shake my head or roll my eyes when someone is going a little bonkers about how someone said something ‘out of order’ over text to a vague social media update that is perfectly timed with something someone did to upset someone else.

Yes, I understand that it’s seemingly easier to hide behind your phone or your computer and say what you really think is on your mind, but perhaps the reason you’re feeling so brave is because you’re not faced with facial expressions, tone of voice, gesture or body language. And in turn, the person on the receiving end of your blast of anger is in the same boat, and without these clarifying cues, we then “fill in the blanks” with our worries and assumptions.

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People lie to make themselves feel better.

An interesting proposition. Does it come from peer-reviewed research or is it the blogger’s own opinion?

kerrylouiseyoga

Pinocchio.0 It doesn’t get any simpler than that. Don’t take it personally when someone lies to you. It wasn’t even to protect you or your feelings, not for one second; it’s all about them.

Put yourself in their shoes for a moment; they have something going on that they feel so guilty, embarrassed, ashamed or perhaps even possessive over that they feel they have to just make stuff up to keep it to themselves, to make them feel better about it.

Just imagine that! They’re that worried that they’ll be adversely affected by you knowing, and that it might upset them and their lifestyle that they get caught up in this dishonesty, and the only person they’re actually fooling is themselves.

Unfortunately this is a selfish cycle, without the realisation you could both be better off if they were honest, or that you simply do not understand why it’s necessary, or…

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