relationships

Trace the link between feminism and relationships from outdated norms to modern conventions including chivalry, working mothers, splitting the bill and beyond.

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anyonymous a4 days ago
Mental Abuse
This is my story on suffering mental abuse in a relationship. I guess I will just start from the beginning. I met a guy in a time of my life where I felt I absolutely needed someone to be happy. I did...
Victoria K6 days ago
To the Women in My Life
I LOVE female relationships. I love sleepover rituals of face masks & Love Island reruns, the unspoken solidarity of passing a tampon to a girl in a pub toilet. I often sit yearning for more girlfrien...
Icarus Bandela6 days ago
Consent, Consent, Consent!
Verb: Give permission for something to happen. One of, if not the most important fundamental required to get your freak on with someone you're sexually attracted to and yet frequently misunderstood. W...
Nicole Christina14 days ago
Think
So how many times have you said to yourself that "this is the last time," only to find the cycle starting over again? How many times have you beaten yourself up because of mistakes that you made, beca...
J A N E Y .21 days ago
Dating with Priorities
Dating can be daunting. It forces us to look within ourselves, and expose our vulnerability to total strangers, in the hopes of building a long lasting connection for life, and the older you get the m...
Singster Jones a month ago
The Violence of Hurricane Noah
Hi there, it's Luna again. By my previous stories, you're maybe under the impression that I am girly and maybe even weak minded, or not. I can assure you that I'm nothing like that. I'm a proud strong...
Rebecca Poppleton2 months ago
Broken Strings
"But you don't look like someone who was abused," a common comment when I mention I was in an abusive relationship. I didn't realise there was a tick list of what someone who has been in that situatio...
Christina St-Jean2 months ago
Women Need Women
In my travels throughout the internet the other day, I came across a TED Talk featuring Hollywood legends Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. These are two women whom I've seen throughout most of my life; my ...
Sasha Konikovo2 months ago
10 Ways Toxic Masculinity Affects Dating
People, I gotta tell ya. The dating pool needs chlorine in it, big time. It's not that there aren't sexy people out there; even the average person is fairly good looking. No, the problem isn't looks. ...
Michaela B5 months ago
I Wanted to Leave
The worst part is that I wanted to leave. I planned on leaving, I had it all set up, I was going to get out. Start again, have someone I could really rely on. Instead, I got pregnant…. Whoops. Just on...
Trinity Shadow5 months ago
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
When I was a teenager, something unexpected happened to me that was hard to overcome, but as the years went by I learned to accept that what happened happened and to move on from it. Sadly, that was h...
How Tinder Sent Me to Therapy
I have noticed a trend around me… a trend that often inspires me to watch the movie He’s Just Not That Into You. You probably know what I’m talking about before I even describe it. We all have probabl...
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Keara Jo6 months ago
Deafening Silence
The door closed and that was it. It was done. No more yelling. No more fighting. No more hatred, at least not from him. After years of manipulation and control I was free, or so I thought. I set about...
Sis Monica6 months ago
Without Regret
With an unladylike howl, she slammed the clam-shell grill closed a bit harder than she should have. Here's another burn to add to her collection of scars. Furiously, she swiped the dirty blue rag acro...
shiney poetry6 months ago
The Red Flags I Should Have Seen
I was 16 when I tried my hand at online dating, at the time I didn't think about the dangers and didn't get how easy it is to get pulled into the black magic of the online world and the online people....
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Princess Martin6 months ago
Don't Let "Love" Ruin You
From me, to really anyone. I was in a relationship for four years, and to everyone, I looked happy. I always had a smile on my face, I was hyper, I seemed like I was so happy in the relationship. Ever...
Bells R6 months ago
To the Girl Who Doesn’t Know If She Can Do It
At the beginning of every relationship it’s sunshine and roses, unicorns fly by farting rainbows and everything seems perfect in the world. He is the one for sure, three months in. Than something happ...
Sophie Kerr6 months ago
Pain Into Power
Yesterday for a few short hours, my world fell apart. I ended up being that girl I swore to myself I would never be again. The victim! The mentality I worked so hard to rid myself of crept back in. I ...