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#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou Exposes Non-Violent Domestic Abuse, Which Is Every Bit As Real And Destructive

The word “abuse” often brings to mind the image of battered women with black eyes and bruised thighs; however, there are multiple types of abuse, some only leaving internal scars.

Lauren Holter | May 10, 2016 - 11:40 am

Girl Talk: Seriously, Listen To Yourself

A few weeks before my wedding, I was in the dinnerware section of Macy’s with my friend Sam. I was talking about all the things that were wrong with my…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Hip Mama Editor Ariel Gore Talks Parenthood, Abuse & Her New Memoir

Mother’s Day is when advertising distills motherhood down to home-cooked brunch, a bracelet, or a fragrant bouquet. But for far too many people, the relationship with their mom is a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Tommy Mottola Describes How He Abused Mariah Carey In New Memoir

This post was reprinted with permission from BlackBookMag.com.

The New York Post got its hands on the new memoir by music honcho Tommy Mottola and the paper’s most…

Jessica Wakeman | January 7, 2013 - 11:40 am

Girl Talk: I Put Myself On Mute For A Guy — And I’ll Never Do It Again

I like to consider myself a strong and independent woman. I live alone; I take care of myself and never waiver in my beliefs. I’ve managed to convince myself that…

Amanda Chatel | November 9, 2012 - 1:00 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

Dear Wendy: Depressed Husband Is Emotionally Abusive

Let me first start off by saying that I love my husband more than anything else on earth. We have been together for 10 years (no kids yet) and we…

Wendy Atterberry | December 1, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Your Significant Other And Your Family Don’t Get Along

On a last night’s episode of “The Hills,” Spencer was being his usual d-bag self, but I couldn’t believe he was so rude to Heidi’s mother that she…

Annika Harris | September 30, 2008 - 5:30 pm