Jessica Bates

Mama, wife, writer.

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Why We Need to Stop Using the Word "Mansplaining"
10 months ago
I am a feminist and I hate the word “mansplaining.” According to Google dictionary, mansplain is an informal verb used to describe a man explaining something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner...
When You Feel Bad Because He's Nice
a year ago
I’m sure, at one point or another, we’ve all experienced the guilty sensation we get from not really liking someone even though they’re nice. If you’re someone like me (until very recently), you might...