relationships

Trace the link between feminism and relationships from outdated norms to modern conventions including chivalry, working mothers, splitting the bill and beyond.

Bianca Gomeza year 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 Yaddowa year 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 Jamesa year 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 Smitha year 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...