relationships

Trace the link between feminism and relationships from outdated norms to modern conventions including chivalry, working mothers, splitting the bill and beyond.

Nikoleta Kolevaa year 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 ...
Summer Minorsa year 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. Hansena year 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. Hansena year 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. Hansena year 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 Raya year 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 Mercadoa year 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 hortona year 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 Ta year 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...
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 Ossolaa year 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 Papera year 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...
Kody Klinea year ago
What I Learned by Leaving My Abuser
For the longest time I was in denial about being a victim of domestic violence. When I finally came to accept it, escape seemed dangerous and impossible. It was anything but easy, however walking away...
Kali Reddinga year ago
10 Reasons Why
This is the story of a girl who got cheated on, lied to, manipulated, and eventually left to clean up after the boy who destroyed her mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. This is the story of a gir...
Kaitlyn Parkera year ago
A Year That Broke Me
I was 12 when he asked me out. Although I agree that is young for dating, it has changed how I approach every and any relationship. We were in the same school, all the same classes, and rode the same ...
Ann Zukona year ago
Fight or Flight? Is Your Relationship Worth It?
So, you’re on your second year of a relationship and the honeymoon period seems to be over. Do you stick it or bail? For years it was the expected thing to obey one’s husband and women were obedient t...
Do You Remember Me?
Do you remember me? I'm the girl that looked "cute enough" to send a message to. I'm the girl that you relentlessly complemented. I'm the girl that you felt oddly comfortable with. I'm the girl that y...
J.A.K. Hansena year ago
Hell Into Heaven Chapter 3
Chapter 3: Nikki January, 2011 *Smack* “DAMN IT NIKKI! YOU DIDN'T SET THE ALARM ON THE CLOCK! GET UP OR I’LL BE LATE FOR WORK!” screamed my dad. He hit me again. Why am I not surprised? I got up fast ...