Abuse

To The Birth Mother Who Broke My Heart: I Wanted To Matter To You

Did you stop for one second to think about the pain I might be in?

September 12, 2017

I Was In An Abusive Relationship And I Had No Idea Until I Left

There were red flags, but I didn’t notice.

September 10, 2017

What My Grandmother Did To Me That Haunts Me To This Day

I don’t even know what I did to cause this kind of angst.

June 16, 2017

The Michelle Carter Case Tells Us Words Are Never Just Words

“It’s not like I actually did anything” isn’t an excuse.

June 12, 2017

I Saw My Dad Hit All The Women He ‘Loved’

It was just normal to me … until now.

June 9, 2017

How It Felt To See The Man Who Raped Me Find Love

I wanted to see his life fall apart, but instead, I saw him being happy. 

April 25, 2017

7 Things That Look Like Love, But Are Actually Abuse

Violence doesn’t always leave a mark.

March 23, 2017

A Letter To Myself As A Victim Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

My heart now understands how brave you were to go on with your life and not fall apart.

March 15, 2017

Stop Telling Me Not To Have Opinions Because I’m A Woman

If one more person tells me to stick to writing about fashion, I’ll flip.

March 14, 2017

What It’s Like To Be Raised By An Abusive Mother

Every girl should be able to say they love their mother…and that’s just not something I can do.

October 18, 2016

Why Getting Back With My Ex Was The Best Decision I Ever Made

I ignored all of the conventional dating advice and have no regrets. 

October 17, 2016

A Journalist Says Trump Called Her ‘A C**t’

Another story about another horrible thing Trump said to a woman.

October 3, 2016

The Psychology Of Pedophilia: A Mental Illness, Not A Crime

Contrary to popular belief, the terms pedophile and child molester aren’t interchangeable.

September 14, 2016

Why I Victim-Blame My Mother

Why doesn’t she just leave him? 

September 8, 2016

Why I Won’t Be Saying Sorry Anymore

…and I’m not going to apologize for it, either.

July 21, 2016

Unpopular Opinion: Sensitive Men Are The Worst

Have you ever kicked a puppy? Of course you haven’t – you’re not a monster.

July 5, 2016

Why #HeterosexualPrideDay Is Ridiculous

You don’t get to be the victim, honey.

July 1, 2016

Holly Madison Says She Was Abused By Hefner In Playboy Mansion

It’s seems it wasn’t all cocktails and parties in the Playboy Mansion…

May 15, 2016

What I Learned When I Was Homeless

Home isn’t an address, it’s a moment.

Why I Gave Up My Best Friend For My Boyfriend

When they fought over me, he won — and I lost.

April 5, 2016
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