Oct 21, 2014

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Are You Single This Holiday Season?

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‘Tis the season to be joyful and merry, right? Yet, with all of this pressure from family and advertisers, the holidays can often feel like an isolating time of the year when you’re single (and not married). Our desires become heightened and our personal lives simply become more visible. Many Latinas are dreading what I […]

Self-Love 101: A Mujer Must Have Standards

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  Self-Love Is Not A Phase As Latinas, the second we hear someone say “I NEED,” many of us are ready to GIVE (sometimes) without even considering how it will affect us. This is due to many of us being raised as givers, caretakers, nurturers, etc. We tend to misinterpret self-love solely as self-serving because […]

PLEASURE Is NOT A Dirty Word: Empower Your Sexuality Mujer!

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“ A “Latina’s Place” In Sexuality As Latinas, many of us learned about our “roles” in sexuality while we were helping our mamis, tias y abuelas cook dinner and tending to other domestic responsibilities. Many Latinas were taught that women’s roles in sexuality are solely for procreation, pleasing her (male sexual) partner (in which he […]

Are You Letting Your Ex’s Familia Hold You Back in Love?

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  This past Valentine’s Day you received a phone call from someone that still loves you. This call was not from your ex, but instead it was from your ex’s mother! After 5 years together you two decided to call it quits. Yet, still over two years later, your ex’s mother is still calling you […]

Latinas, Do You Know Your Sexual Responsibility?

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The Path to Sexual Responsibility So you are a modern Latina. You’re pursuing an education or a career or have already achieved your goals for success (y sigue adelante, hermana). You love your culture and give back to your community. And on top of that you are a woman that embraces her sexuality, yet sometimes […]

8 Dating & Sexual Resolutions to Attract the Love You Deserve

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How to be Successful in the Dating Game So it’s the beginning of 2012 and you’re still single. Have you been dating someone where things are just not progressing the way you’d hoped? Are you only getting involved with men on a sexual level? Did you just get out of a relationship? Do you only […]

8 Dating and Sexual Resolutions to Attract the Love You Deserve

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Lisa Velazquez’ piece, on love empowerment.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. ______________________________________________________ So it’s the […]

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