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Blood Donors: Our Nature vs. Your Nurture

THE RED CELLAR

Giving blood is the ultimate self-sacrifice. Donors give of themselves to us for us to feel better. Or is it? Is giving blood such a huge sacrifice? Stay with me here.

Many sanguines are troubled by a notion of hurting the donor. The fact that a donor has to be stuck, cut, or somehow ‘harmed’. I feel that the innate nature of sanguivores is the cause of that. We have urges. We want to bite. We hunger for that blood. We twoof. We then feel horrible for doing so. Some feel ashamed, guilty. Some, over time, have accepted that this is simply who they are. Some stay stuck in this negative feedback loop of self-loathing. But donors don’t often feel the same way about giving their blood. The two perspectives can be in juxtaposition.

The Sanguine Perspective

When I was trying to create more resources for donors, I once asked…

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About Rev. JP Vanir

​I am The ordained Geeky, Universal (I feed in all the ways) Autistic, Vampyre, Rivethead, Traditional, Hippie Goth, Vegetarian, "Vampyrian" Graver", Pansexual Experimental Sound Artist AKA theUVUP. I am the Old school Gothic Vampyre & Proud Pagan PhreaK, and the founder of Vampyrian TempleUVUP: http://vampyrian.spruz.com/ since Dec. 18th 2003. I have been in the gothic community since the first Outland (mid 90's) MY MUSIC: https://vampyrian.bandcamp.com/ as well as the Vampire community since mid 2000, and the pagan community since 2003 and a member of CUUPS Ohio ~ I love the supernatural, Vampyres, Otherkin, Dark Spirituality, and Darkness ect. I am mostly active with my vampyrian TempleUVUP, writing, going out, and helping others that have gone through the same crap as me. I am however in a few other sites and networks. I am also an Empath & Proud Phreak in Central, Ohio. I LOVE MUSIC, clubbing, and dancing... https://www.facebook.com/Rev.JP.Vanir

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