Tag Archives: violence against women

May 23

You Told Me Not to Tell

In the wake of a news week where we hear yet another story of abuse and violence in the form of molestation against young girls, words were written that stopped a whole lot of people in their tracks. A friend and fellow blogger wrote a post that brought people to their feet, asking us to shout with our […]

February 05

The Love Letter

I wanted to live. He put his hand around my neck and squeezed. His hand was sweaty and his breathing was calm. Our eyes met, his had lost their twinkle, deviating dark months ago; mine were pleading for their life. His face showed no emotion. I meant nothing to him. Something caught my peripheral view; […]

January 15

I Do Not Owe You

Sometimes, you just get extraordinarily lucky – and the universe puts something really special in your path. That’s how I feel about Renee, who writes the blog That Shameless Hussy. This woman can write about literally anything- her children, friendship, chicken pot pie – and her writing captivates. This is not an easy story to […]

finding fault July 21

Finding Fault

**TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE, ASSAULT, VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN** Seventeen is different for everyone. In a perfect world, it is a successful last year of high school, fun with friends, planning a future. I am quite sure no one ever envisions having a part of their soul stolen. Lost, never to be found. My mother had accepted […]