Opinion

Why Reaching Out To Mentally Ill Friends Is Complicated

It’s kind of like telling someone “If you’re hungry, come over for dinner.” 

Please Stop Telling Me How To Live My Life

Congratulations on having it all figured out. Now keep it to yourself.

Unpopular Opinion: Marriage Is For Idiots

If you’re an educated adult who has willingly chosen to enter into a lifelong union, you, sir, are a fool.

You Don’t Get To Choose How I Will Die

Limiting legal suicide to the terminally ill tells the rest of us we can’t be trusted to make our own choices.

An Open Letter To Slow Walkers

I’ve got something to say, and the dawdlers aren’t going to like it.

I’m Fat, And I’ll Wear Whatever The Hell I Want

Wake up: you don’t get to decide what I can and can’t wear.

Women Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Disappoint Men

I was afraid, not necessarily of him in particular, but of men in general — of what men do when women disappoint them.

Stop Telling People Not To Take Antidepressants

Taking antidepressants is like removing a fog you never realized you lived beneath.

Having A Child Is My Absolute Worst Nightmare

I’m more afraid of having a baby than I am sitting through a horror flick. And I’ve seen Carrie.

The Audacity Of Female Violence

Content Notice: Abusive relationship

If You’re Under 25, You Have No Business Getting Married

It doesn’t make sense to rush into marriage when you’re likely not ready.

Dear Mother-in-Law, I Know Why You Hate Me.

Real men choose their wives above everything else.

People Of Color Are Not Curiosities

My friend keeps trying to deflect the conversation. The bartender ignores the obvious hints. He calls me a “yellow girl”.

7 Things I Wish People Knew About Being A Fat Woman

You do you, just make sure you do it without making other people feel crappy about their bodies.

Does Sexist Culture Contribute To Codependency In Women?

It’s not a wild leap to link sexist culture to an abundance of codependency issues in women.

Dear Tony Robbins: You Are Not My Guru Anymore

I used to worship you. Now I hear your name and I can feel the bile rising in my throat.

I Can’t Be Your Friend Anymore, Now You’re A Mother

Being a mom changes you. And your friendships.

I Dress Loudly And My Hair’s Blue. Why Do I Feel Invisible?

Do I think I’m invisible because I’m depressed, or am I genuinely being ignored? What’s a real feeling and what’s the disease?

There’s No Such Thing As Being A ‘Grown-Up’ Anymore

I’m 32 years old, and I’m fairly certain that, short of inheriting some magic beans, I’m never going to be able to afford a home.

Can Someone Tell Katy Perry Consent Is Important, Please?

“Would I have done it if she said, ‘Would you kiss me?’ No. I would have said no,”

Weinstein’s Lawsuit Proves Powerful Men Aren’t Getting Away With It Anymore

Time’s up. And Weinstein’s retribution feels really satisfying.

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