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I don’t know if men realize the comments they make on a daily basis can be quite hurtful.

12 Of The Sh*ttiest Things Men Have Said To Me

Recently I’d gotten into an argument with a male friend. It got me thinking about the shittiest things men have said to me… Read...
Peta Serras of SHESAID    |   11.29.18   |   SHARE
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I began to wonder if I was defective, if maybe I was only able to be attracted to horrible men.

I’m Scared I’m Only Attracted To Assholes

The worst thought of all — if I meet someone who actually is really nice, how will I stop my anxiety from telling me they will end up being assholes? Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   11.20.18   |   SHARE
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I’m An Attractive, Successful Woman And Men Don’t Want To Date Me

I often wonder if the fact I have a successful career is why I have so much trouble finding Mr Right. Strong women intimidate boys, and excite men. Read...
Peta Serras of SHESAID    |   11.7.18   |   SHARE
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My Bipolar Disorder In Five Dates​

Once I learned how to discuss my bipolar disorder, I stopped defining myself by my illness and started talking about my emotions as well as my Read...
Tracey Lynn Lloyd    |   11.6.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
I’ll just be sitting here waiting for my weirdo.

What Is It About My Dating Profile That Says Treat Me Like Crap?

I hear internet dating success stories all the time. My story never seems to quite go that way. I’ll just be sitting here waiting for my weirdo. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   09.28.18   |   SHARE
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When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried.

Put It In Writing: Using A Contract To Heal My Relationship

When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried. That’s when we had the idea to write up a contract. Read...
Liz Presson    |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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I still want to be in a relationship eventually, and have a family and all that, but right now I am happy being single, and that scares me.

I’m Happy Being Single And It Scares The Sh*t Out Of Me

I still want to be in a relationship eventually, and have a family and all that, but right now I am happy being single, and that scares me. Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   09.24.18   |   SHARE
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I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me.

Is It Because I'm Fat? How Internalized Shame Impacts Intimacy

I still went to the painful place of being fat-shamed and decided that was why he had refused to kiss me. The pain never fully went away. Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   08.31.18   |   SHARE
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