If you touch my virginity, I'll stab you! (The rape that never was.)

This popped up on my Facebook page the other day; and for a split second, I thought it was funny....more

The Date Rape Story I'll Some Day Share with My Daughters

When I awoke that bright spring morning of March 21st, 1986, in a pensione in Venice, Italy, I didn’t expect the day to end on a dark, deserted beach with a boy I'd just met pinning me to the ground hissing in my ear that he had "un coltello" (a knife) and that "ho intenzione di ucciderti" (he'd kill me) if I didn't "f--k" him. ...more
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A Cautionary Tale of a Date Gone Wrong

I am frequently asked if I've ever had to use my martial arts training in a real life situation. The truth is that since I began training, I haven't had to use my physical training once. I'd like to think though, that my training has steered people away from engaging me in conflict, kind of like the Jedi. ...more