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I Am A Wild Woman

A platform for growth and understanding of the true nature of a woman and stories from an elder on the subject (Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes) 59 People

    What It Means To Be A Woman

    When I was young I used to believe that being a woman was to basically live for everyone else in her life except for herself. I saw the modern woman as a slave to customs/ritual, a caged animal. No more saying exactly what you feel, following your intuition rather than logic...
    Mikalo Mikalo 22-25, F Feb 12, 2013

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    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    A Story By Clarissa Pinkola Estes (Author Of Women Who Run With The Wolves)

    Dear Brave Souls: The Roseless Rose Who Loves Human Beings, and The Health of Those Who Love Him Back... The thing about late blooming is that it is actually, right on time. The so-called late bloomer in botany is not one who shows up 'late' as in, 'the party's over.' The late...
    Mikalo Mikalo 22-25, F Feb 12, 2013

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    I Lost My Way

    I first read the book when I was a very young woman. Even now, I remember how my heart would swell...a feeling that I might burst at the recognition I saw in those pages. I had found my bible, a book written seemingly just for me! I poured over it, gleefully sucking up every word...
    birdie39 birdie39 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 27, 2013

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    Remember Your Song By Tolba Phanem (African poet)

    When a woman of a certain African tribe knows she is pregnant, she goes to the jungle with other women, and together they pray and meditate until they hear β€œThe song of the child.” When a child is born, the tribe gets together and they sing the child's song to him or her...
    Mikalo Mikalo 22-25, F Feb 12, 2013

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    How To Silence A Woman, Retrieving Her Voice* (A Poem By Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes)

    Regarding Our Responsibility to the World Soul ...."I work in the dregs of what is left when the unarmed and the innocent have been preyed upon; I work with the veterans who have no legs and no arms and are only torsos with heads ... who have seen such horror that your nervous...
    Mikalo Mikalo 22-25, F Feb 12, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Yup I'm 6'2 and YES I'm a very tall woman. I get the tall comments all the time and it's so annoying! It's like they don't know I'm tall. "Oh you're tall" or "You are so tall...
    verytallgirl verytallgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 42 mins ago

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    Weird sociopath, spider woman down the road from me: I was walking to the school and a lady who is usually quiet is screaming at her neighbour and the neighbours friend who are...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Dear J, I'll never forget the day that I met you, August 20th, 2014. I thought it was one of the best days of my life. For months, you were my twin flame, my soul mate. As the...
    MadameMirage MadameMirage 36-40, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Living In The Rural Country Side Heee Heee Hee Oh Hi there, friend, Nice to meet you. As the title says, Hon, I live out in the rural part of Dedham, Mass and around there are a...
    BlueJeanedPrincess BlueJeanedPrincess 56-60, F 4 hrs ago

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    Why can't I get over him? It's been a few weeks since we ended and a couple weeks since d day with his woman. I don't know if they got back together after I told her everything but...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am the other woman and really I ask many of you OW....is it all worth it....my situation is different than many....I am the reverse....my MM wants to get married...buy a house...
    excessbaggage excessbaggage 41-45, F 12 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    This is getting wildly unruly. Hey... ? Will you get out of my head,... heart, .... entire system? *lol*
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I found myself fishing over the weekend with an uncle my family has kind of shunned from my family and he taught me so much about fishing and nature through our little camping trip...
    thuxted thuxted 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    This was originally published on Elephant Journal and the slightly longer version is on there: This is truth I thought I’d keep to myself. But as the media is abuzz with all...
    californiagirl80 californiagirl80 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I am 33 ex military ex semi pro football player I live in Louisiana i am from the swamps I love to fish and hunt I'm trying to find someone or some people to live in the wilderness...
    robertaxton robertaxton 31-35 1 Response 3 days ago

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    *Someone shared this enlightening post with me .... and I thought it would be a shame if I didnt pass it on!!! In a brief conversation, a man asked a woman he was pursuing the...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Day 8 Today was proof that he IS a sociopath. I finally heard back from him after all the texts I had previously sent. Just as I was able to let go.... His words...."You cannot...
    MadameMirage MadameMirage 36-40, F 17 Responses 6 days ago

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    I enjoy being true to myself. So here's how l see why guys never established a permanent relationship with me. I'm pretty sure a lot of women can relate to this (some men too) but...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F a week ago

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    So we are seeing each other this week. He's moving back in with his wife this weekend... I'm a silly foolish woman. I know what I should do. I should stay away. Find a way to...
    heartbreak13 heartbreak13 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love being a black woman. I love my butter pecan skin and how feminine colors like red and pink look so good against it. I love my fro too. I think my fro makes me really...
    theprettysideofugly theprettysideofugly 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I remember the 1st time I went out as a woman it was for halloween few years ago and to a dance I put on a black mini skirt,boots,black nylons and a black silk top,I felt so good...
    robinisfullfigurecdsometimes robinisfullfigurecdsometimes 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    He said let's get out of this town Drive out of the city Away from the crowds I thought heaven can't help me now Nothing lasts forever But this is gonna take me down He's so tall...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Jun 21

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    Children came back from their dad. New gf was there again. It's still working to their favour so far. He's still showing off. What worries me is what if she is a spider type woman...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't shave as I love to pull at my wild v when playing I love other gold with wild v's to so when I eat there p*ssy I can pull at their hairs πŸ™ˆπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ™ˆ
    Conchie678 Conchie678 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 21

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    Celebrating my wild V today with pictures. Just because it feels good. Love nature. Love yourselves.
    ButterflyKissesz ButterflyKissesz 22-25, F 11 Responses Jun 20

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    Why is it that men are responding to my post and are they only one being judgmental ******! This is a forum for "the other woman" WOMAN! We are here to relate and support each...
    Aimee3 Aimee3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    No matter the shape or size. Personally I love curves and what most women see as imperfection I find to be not only beautiful but a huge turn on. I don't want perfection, I want a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 12 Responses Jun 20

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    This is we become the other woman,....H and I were having a good time, laughing and reminiscing. I had the strong desire to be evil. Instead of us enjoying our bonding moment, I...
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 2 Responses Jun 18

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    As I sit here and obsess about next week's meeting I wanted to go back through my EP posts. Not to relive the pain, but to be reminded of it. They say time heals all wounds but I...
    ravenofthedark ravenofthedark 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 18

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    I studied wildlife science at a good school. Though I'm currently not able to work or try to earn a Master's degree, I don't regret majoring in wildlife. It had been my plan since...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F Jun 17

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    I want to live in the wild so I can get away from the human race to be honest they r only mean people even a close friend is a little mean I admit I am to but I rather live with...
    RavenTheWolf RavenTheWolf 16-17, F Jun 17

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    Just heard this song again. It just seems fitting today. I know it's hard on you But like I always do I'll ride in on a sunny day, Sing you a song, steal your...
    independentandstubborn independentandstubborn 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Sometimes I feel like I want to pull my feelings away from our situation until that moment we first see each other and that beautiful huge smile he has for me just melts my heart...
    Lust2much Lust2much 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    No, I never was, and I never would like to be. I used to have a hatred for mistresses, but now it's more of what they do that I hate. In my experience, having to take up arms...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    Who does not? It may be repressed, controlled, deflected, bogged down, weighted under morality, curbed under society rules, or just plain rejected due to one's own principles and...
    GoodHeartedGuy GoodHeartedGuy 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    I have a question to the members of this group as I would like some insight: What do you think causes a person to cheat on his significant other? I know that there's cases of a...
    thatvintagekindalove thatvintagekindalove 18-21, F 13 Responses Jun 16

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    Sometimes a little time apart is not the end of the world. I actually think time apart could be healthy for a relationship. MM and I decided to take a small break (one week...
    autumnsx autumnsx 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    I am not the other woman. My boyfriend got wasted one night and hooked up with someone who I thought was my friend. He told me in person the next morning as I cried my eyes out. A...
    Jillbill8 Jillbill8 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    I see he read my little flurry of good morning texts over an hour ago. Yet silence greets me this morning. Infuriating silence. Wanting to scream wildly like a lunatic. Mind...
    SafetyNotGuaranteed SafetyNotGuaranteed 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    I'm not the other woman and no ones woman! I'm my own woman who is snuggled up on my big comfy sofa with a blanket, eating fruit and nut dairymilk watching breaking bad reruns :)
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 13

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    WARNING: RANT AHEAD So my whole life people have been differentiating between good hair and bad hair. What is good hair? seemingly hair that is mixed. What is bad hair? Hair that...
    empyah empyah 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 13