Verbal abuse is different. The damage is internal, there are no physical bruises or scars.

Verbal Abuse: What It Is And How To Respond

If it’s verbal abuse, it’s time to take action and start protecting yourself. Read...
Olivia Abbott of DivorcedMoms    |   05/08/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
We’ve probably all heard it a million times: relationships are hard work. (Photo by Mahkeo on Unsplash)

Relationships Are Supposed To Get Easier, Not Harder

We’ve probably all heard it a million times: relationships are hard work. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   05/07/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
Anxiety can involve a fear of the unexpected, and thinking about how the trip will go can feel so disastrous and foreboding.

How To Travel When You Have Anxiety

Anxiety can involve a fear of the unexpected, and thinking about how the trip will go can feel so disastrous and foreboding. Read...
Andrea Crowley-Hughes of The Refresh    |   05/04/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
I have to reject self-loathing when it arrives in the guise of self-care, and that means I have to opt out of skin care culture.

Skin Care Talk Is The New Diet Talk (And I Hate It)

People talk about skin care like it’s fun — a way to relax. But for me, the very idea opens onto a black hole of self-loathing. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   05/03/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
I have refused to let my age define how I am supposed to behave.

Life Begins At 50, And Age Doesn't Define Me

I have refused to let my age define how I am supposed to behave as a mother, as a chef, as a writer, and most importantly as a woman. Read...
Gretchen Hanson of The Refresh    |   05/02/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
The most important factor to consider post-divorce is that other people have been where you are; you are not alone.

3 Tips For Reducing Loneliness After Divorce

Children are also a form of familial support, spending time with them can do away with the loneliness you’ll feel after divorce. Read...
Leyla Balakhane of DivorcedMoms    |   05/01/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
After learning about things like intuition, nonverbal cues, gaslighting, etc., I still find myself pausing: Did these things even happen?

On Trusting Women And My Own Intuition

" As women, we are taught at an early age to ignore our intuition, and trust in the wisdom of others instead." Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   04/30/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE
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This Is What It’s Like To Be An Intersex Woman

As an intersex woman, I don’t fit into the gender binary. Read...
Lavelle Wollam of SHESAID    |   04/27/2018 - 00:01   |   SHARE