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I’m the idiot who will open your message and not reply for four days if I don’t do it the minute I see it.

How To Know If You Have A Bad Friend Or You're The Bad Friend 

On recognizing the personality trait that was damaging my friendships without me realising it... Read...
Zara McDonald of Mamamia    |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
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It’s been ten years, and I’m still reckoning with his death

Reckoning With Grief In The Wake Of A Suicide

Death, we know because it’s drilled into us from an early age, is a natural part of life. We’re gently assured that the best and worst of us pass Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   02.20.17   |   SHARE
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Overcoming these fears will take time.

Owning My Body After Sexual Assault

Sixteen years have passed since my last sexual assault, and before now, I had an incredibly healthy sex drive. The past year has been the hardest Read...
Katherine Emrick    |   02.17.17   |   SHARE
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I faced that fear with a hair cut. It showed me my unique beauty, unbound by societal expectations.

Why Cutting Your Hair Short Equals Better Sex

If a man isn’t attracted to me because of my hair, it tells me two things: Number one, he has a one-dimensional perception of femininity. Number two Read...
Emily Hill    |   02.16.17   |   SHARE
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Standing up to bigots, wherever they pop up.

  Lovers & Fighters In America: Young Teacher Stands Up To Gas Station Bigot

'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    |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
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Image via Flickr (Inhabitat).

The Tiny House Movement: Who Really Fits? 

A revolution in affordable housing! A revolution in fighting homelessness! So I heard when I decided to binge watch shows and documentaries about the Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   02.9.17   |   SHARE
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Image via Instagram (@ladygaga)

Why Do We Hate It When A Woman Changes?

There’s a saying that if it’s not broke, don’t fix it. But what happens when something or someone does change — especially if that person’s a woman? Read...
Katie Ingram    |   02.2.17   |   SHARE
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After my brief moment of relief about Air India, I started to get angry.

Thoughts On Air India Launching Women-Only Section 

When I heard that Air India had created a women-only section on its domestic flights last week, I breathed a sigh of temporary relief. Every country Read...
Breena Kerr    |   01.31.17   |   SHARE