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THOUGHT-PROVOKING

  • EMOTIONAL, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    I LEFT MY ABUSIVE HUSBAND

    This powerful list was written after the writer's abusive relationship ended but those chest-tightening feelings of anxiety are still ever-present. The unrelenting fear she lived with for years isn't far below the surface and she still crumbles even in the gentlest breeze, and yet her strength shines through. Thank you so much for sharing your important story...…

  • EMOTIONAL, LOVE & MARRIAGE, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    MY HUSBAND IS A RECOVERING GAMBLER

    Each year, hundreds of people take their own lives because of a gambling addiction. That's a shocking statistic. When I think of addiction, my mind usually goes straight to wondering what life must be like for the person directly affected, but I don't always think about their loved ones. And actually, their lives are turned completely upside down as well. As this anonymous writer shares, all trust was lost in her relationship, and she had no idea how what to do or how she would cope... …

  • THOUGHT-PROVOKING, TRAVEL

    REMEMBER WHEN WE COULD TRAVEL?

    Charlotte originally wrote a version of this lift pre-covid and back then the idea of travelling with the world with kids felt like a dream. In light of the last year Charlotte tweaked her submission to reflect where we are at now; where even venturing beyond the postcode seems exciting. …

  • MUST READ, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, Uncategorized

    I WAS R*PED BY A STRANGER

    This list makes for difficult reading. I wish it didn't need to be written. Now more than ever I think we all wish that we, as women, felt safer. Until then I think it's important to keep shining a light on the uglier reality of life.  With that in mind am grateful and in awe of the author, who wishes to remain anonymous, but goes under @fancybeingfree on Instagram who is truly courageous for having written this:…

  • HEALTH, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, USEFUL

    THIS IS LONG-TERM COVID

    As per the opening line, this list from Lucille Whiting isn't to scare anyone, but instead give a personal insight of the continued impact of COVID-19 on her health. Something I haven't seen or read much on, but am keen to learn more about...…