hermionepond
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hermionepond
Aug 18 2019
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Yeah, I sensed a ton of internalized misogyny in the quotes and videos in the article.

Aug 1 2019
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I remember that storyline, and what makes it worse is that Bridget and her coach end up together at the end of the series.

Aug 1 2019
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And some of the skaters who defended him are making supportive comments on her post with seemingly no self-awareness.

Jul 1 2019
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I’m automatically suspicious of any adult who goes by the name Scooter.

Apr 27 2019
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I couldn’t figure out what that scene reminded me of until I saw this comment.

Apr 15 2019
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If you took out the song, the trailer could just as easily be for a horror movie.

Apr 6 2019
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She seemed so nice on Survivor. I was a little shocked the first time I saw her on the view.

Mar 22 2019
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Eunsoo Lim was staying out of the way by being close to the boards. I don’t think Mariah Bell hit her on purpose, but it wasn’t Lim’s fault either. It was just bad luck for both of them.

Feb 12 2019
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He’s clearly just talking about that hard-hitting documentary, Gone Girl.

Feb 12 2019
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This line of argument (“girls can hit me, but I can’t hit them back, isn’t that so unfair) bothers me so much. Partly, because no one should hit anyone outside of self-defense and nazis. But mostly because look at any statistic about violence. Men hit women all the time. Much more often than the other way around. Read more

Feb 1 2019
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The combination of poor bone density from eating disorders and restrictive diets with the pressure of landing jumps is part of why skating injuries seem to keep increasing.

Jan 28 2019
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They’ve changed the scoring system a bit this year- harsher penalties for falls and bigger rewards for well done jumps. It’s one of the reasons Chen did four quads this year, compared to last year’s 6. The men at US nationals did not have a great showing, but there’s been a lot fewer falls in the international Read more

Jan 27 2019
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I always wonder about the psychological effect of sports where people peak so young. 

Jan 27 2019
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Bell is a much more well-rounded skater. She doesn't have a triple axel, but her spins and skating skills are better. I think a lot of that has to do with age- Liu still needs more time to work on skating skills and transitions, which is often one of the most noticeable differences between watching junior and senior Read more

Jan 7 2019
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If you’re interested, this book helped me a lot when I was dealing with vaginismus (in my case triggered by an infection):
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Aug 30 2018
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THIS! Think about how many actresses stopped getting jobs for the simple reason that they aged. I have no problem with abusers becoming has beens.