Feminism

Just because you fail once doesn’t mean that you’re destined to fail for the rest of your years.

Why You Need A F*#k It List And Not A Bucket List

It’s likely that you’re already familiar with the bucket list, but have you ever considered creating a f*#k it list? Read...
Paige Ahearn of SHESAID    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
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“Having just one friend to support you through the hardships of your life can really make a difference. I created Buddy Project to show that to the world.” — Gabby Frost, Buddy Project Founder & CEO

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Buddy Project Brings Hope & Healing To Teens Struggling With Mental Health

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring Read...
Shannon Day    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
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"Women could be denied insurance based on “previous situations,” including C-sections, postpartum depression, and even rape and domestic violence."

National Women's Health Week: Sort Of

In a poll just released by Pew, only “23 percent of women are satisfied with the way things are going in the country today.” So make a point to call Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
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Giving yourself grace as you get older - that's the key to the "graceful" part of aging. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Marivi Pazos)

Learning To Age With Grace

Sitting now on the cusp of my 35th birthday, I find myself taking stock of my life thus far, shoving my youth under a microscope while I ask myself Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   05.15.17   |   SHARE
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The pain of losing my pregnancy has set me free from the patriarchal office politics that have dictated so many of my days and so much of my mental space.

Non-Mother’s Day: How My Miscarriage Delivered Me From Secrecy

I called myself “mama” for the first time on the morning of the day that I miscarried. Read...
Christine Kandic Torres    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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Affairs come with an expiration date, of course... but that doesn't mean saying goodbye is any easier.

Cue The Rain

I guess I am a cheater. But you can still be a good person and a cheater. I am an involved mom; a successful industry exec; a helpful neighbor. I Read...
Jessica L. Roth    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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City Stay lets people from different cultures connect, without having to travel out of state. (Image Credit: www.groupmumma.com)

Lovers & Fighters In America: City Stay Connects Diverse Students & Families In Minnesota

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a Read...
Shannon Day    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE
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How can I live in this happiness without being ashamed of it? (Image via Unsplash/ Micah. H)

What’s Not Said: I’m Ashamed Of Being Happy

My happiness is what undid me, ironically. I worried so much about being OK with the happiness that I fell apart. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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