The Down Side of Feminism and Success

I am a businesswoman.  I worked my way up from my first McJob, put myself through college, and busted my ass to get to the point where I can finally claim some kind of success in life.  Why, then, do I still feel unsuccessful?  It’s because, when you...

5 Benefits of Being Unpopular in High School

Ah, high school.  Chances are, it was either the best four years of your life or the worst.  In the movies, we see only the bad things that happen to unpopular kids : the ridicule, practical jokes, and complete disregard for their humanity.  As it...

Invisible Bruises: My Story of Abuse

The story I'm about to tell is one of love and of pain, of weakness and ultimate strength.  It's a story of survival.  I've read several accounts of abusive relationships and I've never told mine because I never classified it as that.  I thought that,...