Category Archives: other blogs and websites

Sexual Abuse and Cohousing and Intentional Communities

“There is always sexual abuse in Intentional Communities”  One of my former neighbors casually said that repeating what a friend who had grown up in an IC had told him.  My thought was, “Hell No. Not on my watch. And … Continue reading

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Tiger King, Elizabeth Holmes (The Drop Out), Narcissists and Me

I’ve been obsessed about narcissists recently – I wonder why?  But they do come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve heard that we are all a bit narcissistic but some take it way over the edge. I feel like our … Continue reading

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Flying Monkeys around cohousing communities

A friend sent me this link. She saw it first hand. How a community just lets bad behavior continue. Too scary to stand up and maybe be the next victim. I’d just say before moving somewhere, ask how many people … Continue reading

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if one person has something to say and no one wants to hear

Excellent article by an excellent writer and facilitator below. She is giving an example just from a plenary perspective or something that has been said or dealt with before, but I’d say it’d go along with a topic no one … Continue reading

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Most cohousing projects fail

That’s why you should buy in one that exists and by default, that means affordable. I have no words about this article but I”ll look for some comments to add – from those who added comments. I shamelessly promoted my … Continue reading

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Does intent really matter anymore?

This article is fascinating. Yes, we should consider that no one intends to hurt others. But they do. I did.  I didn’t mean to. I wanted to make the community better and get some help.  There are still consequences. People … Continue reading

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Real Science

This paragraph from the article above makes me think how we avoid communities and people since our world is designed that way: “Since the 1950s, efforts to do away with traffic congestion have inevitably been linked with urban decline. Decades … Continue reading

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Communities Magazine is the Best

I did it. I read all of them. Okay, I looked through all the free ones that come with a membership of Foundation of Intentional communities and then bought some interesting ones after that.  It is an actual trip down … Continue reading

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Podcast competition – finally!

I looked up podcasts on cohousing and intentional communities and only found some one off episodes.  They are fine and I listened to all the ones that I found.  But, there isn’t a cohousing/IC podcast focus, until now. Of course, … Continue reading

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A breath of fresh air podcast on cohousing

https://www.dw.com/en/co-housing-a-green-alternative-to-the-family-home/av-60173034 This show dives into many aspects of sharing home spaces.  The host, Neil King, interviews Dr. Sally Augustin, an environmental psychologist,on how our brains work.  She says you need a space that is your territory and you can control. … Continue reading

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