I will overcome this. I will remain hopeful. I will fight this.
He no longer looked at her as a person, he looked at her as prey.
It’s a hard pill to swallow
When a story is technically your own,
But the narrative
Doesn’t belong to you.
I spent my whole life guarding myself from boys like you.
Over the course of four hours one night in July 1966, pockmarked drifter Richard Speck—high on heroin, armed with a knife, and dressed all in black—tied up and murdered eight Chicago nursing students one by one in their South Side townhouse.
We both didn’t like to use the word “rape,” because saying it out loud would unleash a reality we weren’t equipped to face.
When I was three months into my first “real” job, I was living the highs and lows of being an assistant and making a sincere attempt at adulthood (or “adulting” as we’ve chosen to label the act of being out…
13 Reasons Why depicts suicide as the only viable option for Hannah Baker.
So, imagine a world where this isn’t okay. Where friends don’t do this to friends.
I heave an 800-pound body into a shower. Her hair reeks of beer. I know her. I wish I didn’t.