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Christie @christieesau ?

active 1 year, 10 months ago
  • Christie commented on the blog post 5 reasons why I don’t want children   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    Hannah, thank you for this wonderful post. As someone in a relatively-similar situation (recently married, 26-years-old, employed in a 9-to-5 while my husband finishes grad school), I find it extremely refreshing to talk to other women who don’t have children on the radar. My husband and I will likely have children someday, but they probably [...]

  • Christie commented on the blog post Surviving abstinence only education   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    Huzzah! to your comments Angelica, re: abstince only education. Because a) abstinence is fairly unrealistic in our current culture, and b) internalizing an individual’s worth based on whether or not they participate in varying degrees of sexual intimacy is SO reductionist. I mean, sure; if you don’t have sex, you won’t get pregnant/impregnate someone. That’s [...]

  • Christie commented on the blog post The Rhetoric of “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice”   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    Major appreciation for your honesty Jenny, and for your full disclosure. I suppose I should have made it clearer that I wrote this post directed more towards a currently-Christian audience. Happy to have your comments anyway. :) I certainly don’t believe it is my place to detract from any individual’s autonomy, especially when it comes [...]

  • Christie wrote a new blog post: The Rhetoric of “Pro-life” and “Pro-choice”   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    Originally posted at ingoodconscience.wordpress.com Once upon a time, I was an undergraduate student. My last time in a university classroom was in spring of 2009. That being said, I stumbled upon an interesting file the other day–a copy of my final paper for my Engendered History class. It was one of those “you can write about whatever [...]

  • Christie commented on the blog post The Wednesday Weigh-In: Let’s Talk About Birth Control For REAL Edition   2 years, 1 month ago · View

    Same sentiments as above. Apologies for the belated posting. This is one of those moments when I am infinitely happy to be Canadian. I started taking oral contraceptives (the generic of Marvelon, aka: Apri) a few months before becoming sexually active. A few months prior, I had developed debilitating, “dear Lord I’m going to pass [...]

  • Christie became a registered member   2 years, 9 months ago · View

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