I wrote this piece back in February upon the original release of the movie, but felt it was worth sharing again since the most recent book in the series has topped the best sellers list.
I’ve been doing really well the past few months in regards to my PTSD, but watching this rise to popularity again and again, plus seeing how many others like myself who choose to speak out be attacked and relentlessly trolled has become a rather sensitive trigger. I welcome all comments, but it might take me a day or two to reply. Please read and share.
Okay… so this is something I’ve stayed out of until recently for several reasons.
1) I’m not exactly the poster child for healthy relationship dynamics.
2) What people like in the bedroom is as different and unique as the stars in the sky, and I don’t like to place judgement on anyone’s personal preferences as long as no one is getting hurt or taken advantage of.
3) I used to be that innocent 20 something just sort of starting out in life inexperienced, curious, and adventurous.
4) In 2011 when the book was first making it’s rounds, I wasn’t in a healthy place emotionally or mentally and couldn’t read it.
Now, on the eve of the movie release after skimming countless pro and con reviews (I still refuse to read the entire book and I’ll explain why here in a moment) I feel that I should speak up about this…
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