The first in a series of posts where Rhonda explores self-image, projection, and the ego-defences we use to preserve our sense of self.
Rhonda helps a woman process the aftermath of a betrayal.
Negotiating safe sex should be straightforward. But when those involved fear rejection and judgement, when we associate asking for a condom with calling someone ‘dirty’, when we are socialised to defer to others, it gets complicated.
Rhonda reflects on what makes the ‘perfect’ relationship.
I can’t change the way we objectify and value physical appearance; I can only change the way I see myself. I am more than my appearance, more than my achievements, and I don’t have to be seen to have value.