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Girl Talk: On Cutting Ties & Letting Go Of Toxic Relationships

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted people to like me. For years, I tried to please everyone, tried to juggle countless personalities and identities, hoping to please…

Lauren Rankin | August 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Rihanna Talks A Lot About Her Reunion With Chris Brown In Candid Rolling Stone Interview

Welp. There’s no denying it now. Rihanna is officially back together with Chris Brown, less than four years after he assaulted her to the point of hospitalization the night before…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2013 - 11:20 am

True Story: This Morning, I Watched A Man Commit Domestic Violence While Bystanders Did Nothing

This morning, something weird happened: I woke up at 5:30 a.m. as alert as if I had been mainlining espresso. Anyone who knows me knows waking up at even 8…

Jessica Wakeman | November 13, 2012 - 11:00 am

Beauty Vlogger Covers Up To Expose Domestic Violence

Lauren Luke, a very popular beauty vlogger, teamed up with the anti-abuse group Refuge to create a beauty video about covering up bruises caused by domestic violence. While watching this video,…

Daley Quinn | July 5, 2012 - 3:40 pm

British Actor Helpfully Explains Why “It’s Not Difficult For A Woman To Make A Man Hit Her”

“It’s not difficult for a woman to make a man hit her. … The problem with strong, intelligent women is that they can argue well. And if there is a time…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2012 - 12:40 pm

I Was In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Why is that women stay with their abusers? A little less than two years ago, I certainly couldn’t have told you the answer to that question. Now I can. And…

College Candy | February 5, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Should There Be A Domestic Abuser Registry?

If a new bill introduced in New York goes through, people convicted of domestic violence or stalking would be required to register with a Domestic Violence Offender Database. Anyone convicted…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Oprah Talks About Getting Pregnant At 14, Drinking Detergent As A Cry For Help

“Me getting pregnant was a result of bad choices, not having boundaries, sexual abuse from the time I was 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. … My mother said, ‘You can’t…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | January 19, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Why Am I Such A Jerk To My Husband?

While discussing my New Year’s resolutions, I flippantly threw out that I was going to try to be less of a sarcastic jerk when talking to my husband — you…

The Stir | January 12, 2011 - 7:45 pm

“Family Matters'” Darius McCrary & 4 More Formerly Famous Actors Accused Of Abuse Or Worse

Former actor Darius McCrary, who played Eddie Winslow on “Family Matters,” was recently served with a restraining order. The legal action was the result of abuse accusations by his ex-wife…

Kelli Bender | December 11, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Man Waterboards Girlfriend For Allegedly Cheating

This story will make you worry not just about the state of our country, but humanity in general. A Nebraska man named Trevor Case is being charged with domestic assault,…

Kelli Bender | October 29, 2010 - 4:10 pm