Did you fall down the steps all by yourself or did you have some help?

She came with her husband. He was the epitome of attentiveness, supporting her as she limped along, quick to perform her every wish. She was covered in bruises. I asked her how she came about her bruises. ‘Oh I fell down the steps.’ Really! I thought a bit skeptically. As I listened to her storyContinue reading “Did you fall down the steps all by yourself or did you have some help?”

A must-watch film for young women (and men!)

I had an incredible relaxing Christmas period and I hope you did too. A major feature of my holiday was just sitting back with family to catch up on family favourites like the very Scottish ‘Brave‘ and the lovely ‘Frozen‘. I even managed to watch the Christmas edition of East Enders :-), caught a bitContinue reading “A must-watch film for young women (and men!)”

Part 4: A survivor of Sexual Abuse -Nina Ndubuisi.

  The next morning “aunty” came into my room to wake me up to get me ready for school, that night unknowingly I had wet my bed and “aunty” had slapped me round the head for wetting the bed, I went into the bathroom and brushed my teeth, I sat on the toilet to doContinue reading “Part 4: A survivor of Sexual Abuse -Nina Ndubuisi.”

Part 3: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.

As we celebrate the International Women’s Day, we want to remember the real heroes, women all over the world who have gone through tough times and yet hold their head high. Women who refused to bow under incredible pressure and instead determined to make something of their lives despite the odds. On this day, weContinue reading “Part 3: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.”

Part 2: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.

As we celebrate the International Women’s Day, we want to remember the real heroes, women all over the world who have gone through tough times and yet hold their head high. Women who refused to bow under incredible pressure and instead determined to make something of their lives despite the odds. On this day, weContinue reading “Part 2: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.”

Why is Sexual Wellbeing so important?

  I face this unspoken question constantly. And then there’s the strange look that people pretend not to give me when I’m in full flow 🙂 People wonder why I am not talking about diabetes or cancer or multiple sclerosis. While these are all worthwhile topics for a doctor to engage his or her time with, I feelContinue reading “Why is Sexual Wellbeing so important?”

My Sexual Safe.

What horrors lie in our sexual safe? What memories have we locked away hidden forever from the light of day? Were you raped as a child? Does the grunt and huff of your assailant still ring in your ears, playing an unforgettable music? Does the bitterness of your treasure so cruelly snatched away still engulfContinue reading “My Sexual Safe.”