relationships

Trace the link between feminism and relationships from outdated norms to modern conventions including chivalry, working mothers, splitting the bill and beyond.

Liz B18 hours ago
Not Rape
Do you even remember me? Remember the years ago when we first met? I'm not sure how we met... you would think I'd remember. However, it seems my memory from that entire school year is a little fuzzy. ...
Mathilda Burton2 days ago
Afraid of Intimacy
His name was Jeremiah and I met him when I lived in Australia. He was the second of twelve children, 24-years-old, and born into a conservative family. I was close to his younger sisters, my brother w...
Marnie Grundman18 days ago
How Does This Grab You?
I have written and re-written … re-thought this article over and over again. I've been trying to figure out how to dive in and more importantly unravel the feelings that a man who crossed the line on ...
Lauren Charlesa month ago
I Did It for Me
I was late. It wasn't a cause for concern. My cycle was pretty irregular, I was stressed out between work, my relationship, and other life spheres, and I had an upcoming vacation I was making sure I w...
Ashley Cataquet2 months ago
My Worst Date
After already having used the app for a year, I went on my very first Tinder date. I use the term “date” semi-loosely, because it definitely wasn’t your classic dinner-and-a-movie. He came to campus, ...
Annabelle Rager2 months ago
Domestic Violence Is a Problem
Domestic violence. In those two words what do you think about? Is it the way a man hurts his woman? Or how he forces her to have sex with him? Choking? Screaming? Or simply your childhood? When those ...
Nikoleta Koleva2 months ago
Living in an Abusive Relationship
Let me tell you a story about love, which turned out to be the worst story of my life. It all began in winter 2015. I met this guy on social media; he is five years older than me. He seemed genuinely ...
Abrielle Taylor2 months ago
The Untold Story of My Abuse
I finally broke down today. Seven years after the fact, but it finally happened. One minute I’m listening to music and driving down the road, then the next, I’m sobbing uncontrollably. I pulled into a...
J.A.K. Hansen2 months ago
Hell Into Heaven: Final Chapter
Chapter 7: Nikki November, 2012 My stomach is starting to hurt again. Thankfully my classes were done with for the day. I walked to the bus stop that I usually take to go to the hospital where I volun...
J.A.K. Hansen2 months ago
Hell Into Heaven: Chapter 6
Chapter 6: Jesse Holy Fuck! I'm going to be a dad! I was happy and freaking out at the same time. I didn't plan on coming back home with my mom after my break up with Nikki. I don't even remember my r...
J.A.K. Hansen2 months ago
Hell into Heaven: Chapter 5
Chapter 5: Nikki August, 2011 Jesse and I have been in a relationship for about 6 months now. It's only been online and via text messages but none the less it felt great to have someone to love again....
Ezili Ray2 months ago
Natural Born Lovers
As promised, my words shall continue to bleed into coherencey. I last discussed the premise of a women's natural born sexuality/sensuality that is deemed to be closest to her innate biology and psycho...
RaeAnna Mercado2 months ago
Unexpected Friendship Final Chapter
So yes, I went back. After all of that I went back. I was afraid of what life might be like if I left, afraid of what he might do. I stayed for another year and half. I went through more abuse, physic...
Deanna horton2 months ago
From Nothing to All I Ever Wanted
It all started when I left my family in Kent to live with a man I barely knew in Devon, all because I wanted to be loved, I wanted to be IN love. At first it was great and I was happy. Unfortunately, ...
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Hailey T2 months ago
Toxic Love
Have you ever fallen so deeply in love with another human being, to the point you begin to not recognize the toxic behaviors, actions, and statements? Have you ever had such a deep connection with som...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
Things Women Should Know About Money When in a Relationship
Anyone who's known me for more than a couple of days can tell you that I'm a bit obsessed with two things: money and relationships. These two things seem totally unrelated, and if you're talking about...
Kara Ossola2 months ago
Sixteen
This story is true. I don't post it for sympathy or empathy. I post is so others are aware. So you can see the signs. So no one has this happen to them on a day that is supposed to be amazing! The day...
Pinned2 Paper2 months ago
Just to Be Happy
As most little girls are bred to want the perfect family at a young age, many may go about it the wrong way. Knowing the yellow house with the white picket fence, beautiful children, and a faithful hu...