Tonight, It’s Not Personal is hosting a special Valentine’s week event, TRULY MADLY DEEPLY, as an alternative to February 14th.
It will raise money for RAINN, the largest anti-sexual violence non-profit in the country, and they’ve also lined up a whole bunch of great sponsors to make this a valuable night for everyone, whether single, dating, hitched, or otherwise.
We also have Hack Days twice a year, with about 20 projects from each that we build and incorporate into our products.
It costs an arm and a leg to do so much as lift a finger; we’re a pool of millions competing for jobs, apartments, space in general, other people’s time, ways to be heard.
And while all of this is widely known and universally experienced, it’s still worth saying because, when times be tough, the only immediate recourse available to us is talking it out—preferably with someone who has a minute to listen (which, again, doesn’t happen often here).
Below are some complaints / observations:1) Women are obsessed with their jobs.
When I say obsessed I mean NYTimes readers with Trump obsessed.
She has cerebral palsy and began the workshop by explaining her backstory. Sheypuk expressed a desire to date and have a “normal” sexual lifestyle, but was constantly discouraged by both her family and her peers. Sheypuk indicated that this is dangerous, and has thus led to a rise in the rates of unwanted pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, ineffective OB/GYN and urology care, and more in the disability population.
She decided to try online dating but was dismayed to learn that her friends without disabilities were finding many more matches and dates. Sheypuk found inspiration from an unlikely source-the TV show Sex and the City. Through these experiences and her education background in psychology, she has become one of the leading experts in sexuality, disability, and how the two are intertwined. She said that families too often assume that children with disabilities won’t grow up to be sexual adults, so the issues of sexuality are never discussed with them; Dr.
We walk around for about 20 seconds and stop abruptly when we spot a guy coming out of the elevator.) bar and founder Nana Wereko-Brobby just introduced me to a cute guy and then left us to another woman.
The bar is hopping and sort of feels like a rich person's basement.
There's a massive (and mesmerizing) fish tank in the center, which is surrounded with mingling twenty/thirtysomethings.