relationships

Trace the link between feminism and relationships from outdated norms to modern conventions including chivalry, working mothers, splitting the bill and beyond.

R Lily2 years ago
Fine China
I mean... I guess you could call me crazy... or you could just call me hurt. Either name works I suppose. I mean... it wasn't like I was trying to go from 0-100. But, he led me there you know? He led ...
Caitie Perry2 years ago
#MeToo
#MeToo I have been hurt; abused mentally, physically, and verbally. I have been beaten, felt alone, and told nobody. I am a fighter, a survivor. But I think it is time someone hears a story. I had a f...
Jordan Dugdale2 years ago
#MeToo
Trigger Warning: Some heavy subjects of rape/sexual harassment/abuse discussed below. Sometimes you tell yourself that you don't deserve to say those words. That you don't deserve to be a part of the ...
Katlyn Jackson2 years ago
Who We Are
It's almost 2018 and our voices are still not being heard. In a man-made world, we are still silent. Now from my experience, I have been through two of these situations. As a young woman, I am taught ...
Emma Bukovsky2 years ago
I Am Strong
It was the start of my sophomore year of high school, I was scared and excited. Worried and carefree. I was far from popular but I had friends, lots of them. We were the outcasts, the kids in Japanese...
Alexa Anne2 years ago
What’s Up with Her?
It seems like a lot these days we see a lot of domestic violence campaigns and awareness. I’m sure most of you have seen the advertisements on who to call in an emergency on the back of your public re...
Things All Women in Relationships Should Know About Money
When it comes to money in a relationship... it's a big deal. Especially when you and your partner are living together, money is basically the backbone to your lives. I know, it's sad to say, but we do...
Chelsea Kay2 years ago
#Metoo
I was roughly 20 years old when I got into my first serious relationship. I had been severely depressed and desperate to find someone who would love me. In my mind, I was ugly, fat, and unlovable. I t...
Bianca Gomez2 years ago
Scared and Ready
Let's start off on a cheery note. My name is Bianca and I am a SURVIVOR. I refuse to call myself a victim. The men who thought they took away my will to live, thought wrong! This is my truth. This is ...
Jessica Yaddow2 years ago
Don't Let Them Break You
I lay on the floor gasping for air, screaming silently. I was sure I was going to die. He outweighed me by at least sixty pounds. I couldn't move. I felt my airways closing. Quickly I reached to the f...
Vanna James2 years ago
Suddenly Promiscuous
I was thirteen. I had never been kissed. I was an innocent girl. I knew about sex, as much as someone who wasn't planning on having it can know. I had a friend. She had been my friend since we were on...
Natasha Smith2 years ago
Domestic Abuse & Me
My nearest and dearest often describe me as strong, loud, resilient, and many other terms similar (mainly loud). My patients have referred to me as "firm but fair" and "take no shit." So you can imagi...
Emily Spence2 years ago
I Was Supposed to Feel Empowered, Right?
Eric, 21—Nice smile and has a cute dog, totally right swipe material, oh he’s in. Jersey—left swipe. Josh, 20—EW he’s drunk in every one of his pictures... left swipe. Chris, 22—oh hello, handsome, ri...
Sydney Moore2 years ago
Sororities: Cult or Culture?
It was something I had been dreaming of since I was little, especially since I only had brothers. I imagined having a close knit group of friends who were the underdogs who still came out on top in a ...
Why Female Breadwinners Struggle With Relationships
Being born a female means that you're going to live your entire life dealing with double standards and mixed messages. This is a major reason why we need feminism right now. It's not fair to us, nor i...
Tee Dot2 years ago
The Fairytale Lie
Have you ever looked at your newsfeed and felt the bitterness and envy of seeing yet another engagement photo or extravagant wedding? Did you feel frustration that you hadn’t found a love like that? O...
Cheeky Minx2 years ago
PMDD: Reminders to Partners
If you are the partner or family member of someone with PMDD, you have our sympathies. We know how challenging, disruptive, and scary that can be. Why does the ordinarily reliable, loving, generous, n...