I am not trauma bonding.

I’m incredibly open about my past, which was basically 24 years of constant trauma. (The last six have seen their trauma, but nowhere near the first two and a half decades of the hellscape I called home.) So fun! It’s a huge part of my…

Worth has always been a concept I struggle with. Showing up and bolstering friends through their self worth journeys is easy. I can see how worthy they are of every amazing thing life has to offer. Applied to myself. No. Maybe there’s an alternate reality where I don’t struggle with…

I don’t know if I’ll ever walk down an aisle in a white dress, but I’ll wear one and a flower crown any day.

Cuffing season is upon us. If you don’t know what that is: the season people search out a partner for the long or short term to cuddle up with through the cold months and/or celebrate the holidays with; beginning in October and lasting until after Valentine’s Day.

As all the…

Right after college, I started writing a lot about my experiences as a rape survivor. After a while, I started being inundated with messages from people-strangers, friends, and family alike-asking questions or just letting me know how much my stories helped them through their own recovery. Once I was able…

September 30 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, known as Orange Shirt Day, to honor the children who were lost and survived residential schools. As of this year in Canada, it’s a federally observed holiday.

Residential schools were a cultural genocide on Natives, many did not live to tell…

RaeAnna Rekemeyer

Mother of Puppies & Intersectional Feminist | Pants Hater: My dog has anxiety attacks when I wear them. | Busy exploring the dichotomy of femininity.

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