We can find the Dark Mother in Goddess-worshiping traditions. Kali, Hindu Goddess of creation, destruction and shadow, is often depicted with dark skin.
Anansi and the Maroon and indigenous dwellers of the jungle had indirectly taught me that my 'primitive brain' and instinctual self, contrary to popular Western belief, were not ruled by fear and existential angst.
If you’ve chosen to have sex, then you’ve taken on a significant responsibility, and that comes with the obligation of honesty. At all costs. Know that. And if being honest puts you in danger, then tell someone, anyone who can help you. Stand beside you. Protect you from their reaction. But ...