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Not Feeling So Gay

Dear Cousin Butchie, I know that this is NY Pride Weekend, and I have some really great gay friends who want me to go with them tomorrow. I am 22 years old, and when I was 9 years old I was sexually molested by my older brother and we kind of ...

Yoga in Daily Life, Part 3 - Driving

I’m a fairly patient person. I can get angry just like most people, but my threshold for bursting with emotion is pretty high. Usually. Except when I drive. Yes, it’s all of the other drivers’ fault, and the signs’ fault, ...

Does Size Matter...a Hard Question

Dear Cousin Butchie, I have a few questions I just can't discuss with my friends. I promise you I will be spot on describing what's bothering me so long as you remove any clues that might give away my identity. I am sixteen years old and have two ...

Yoga in Daily Life, Part 2 - Daily Practice

Daily? You mean I have to do this every day? When I first started practicing yoga, it was a good week if I went to the class at the gym once. That class was about 50 minutes. I also lifted weights, so it wasn’t like that hour or so class was ...

Yoga in Daily Life, Part 1 - Morning

I like to get up early, before anyone else, while the streets are still quiet and the streetlights are just about to go out. I creep down the steps so as not to wake the dogs (impossible) and not to wake my husband (wouldn’t happen anyway). I ...

I Feel So Guilty

Dear Cousin Butchie, I was going to write to you before, but I was so totally bummed out that I just couldn't get it together enough to write. I don't want to add to the problem by writing details people might recognize, so I am presenting things ...