All posts tagged abuse

‘And they lived happily ever after…?’

‘And they lived happily ever after…’ This is the ending line in most children’s fairy tales.  Young girls are taught to expect that they will grow up, find their ‘prince’ […]

A Look into 2019’s Books.

There is nothing better than pre-ordering a book, forgetting about said book, then having it arrive on your doorstep seemingly by magic. Here are some of my personal favourites of 2019 […]

Mental Health services – are they doing more harm than good?

Mental health trusts and hospitals are supposed to be safe havens. Yes, their resources are strained and understaffed, and although some people have to wait years to receive treatment, and […]

Recovery, Relapse, come as hand-in-hand as peas and carrots

No, I am not about to discuss the 2010 and 2009 albums by Eminem. Demetria Devine Lovato, known to the world as Demi Lovato. At the age of 25, she has […]

#metoo, again.

On October 17, 2017 I posted # metoo on my Facebook page. On March 16, 2018, I was raped. The now famous online campaign started on October 15, 2017, when […]

He’s Coming Home: Domestic Abuse and the World Cup

When the World Cup began 3 weeks ago, an image started circulating on twitter that stood apart from the rest. It was not of a player or coach; it was […]

Feminism and Immigration.

Thousands of children are being detained at the US-Mexico border. The travel ban initiated by Trump last year has been ruled constitutional by the United States Supreme Court, barring entry […]

The One Where Ross Geller is THE WORST

You know that feeling when you have three essays plus a dissertation to write, so to cope with stress you binge watch Friends? That’s where I am right now. Usually, […]

“We’re In a Time When We Must Choose Between What is Easy and What is Right.”

These golden words were brought to life in the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth installation of the Harry Potter series. For millions of […]