Carolina explains how harmful the bad boy myth can be.
Carolina is a PhD student, writer and pole dancer. Now 25, she was in an abusive relationship with "bad boy" Jim* for three months. Here, she shares her experiences with Cosmopolitan UK, and explains why the bad boy narrative is actually really
'You weren’t worth shit.'
On July 14, 2018, Twitter user @dianekiimberly decided to open up about an issue a lot of people experience but don't or can't talk about: abuse. In a series of tweets, Kim, a student from UST, spoke of the emotional,
Stop covering up domestic abuse.
Victims of domestic abuse need our support more than anything. It's important to encourage them to come forward and leave their abusive relationships. The problem is, it's difficult to even identify them. Many victims have learned to cope by hiding
It is totally a thing.
Sometimes, even when you're in a stable relationship, you might find yourself thinking a little bit too much about That Person. That Person might be a new friend of a friend, a coworker, or an ex you've decided to stay
He makes jokes at your expense.
Every couple goes through rough patches. Sometimes, your guy acts like an A-hole; sometimes, it's you who lets your bitch flag fly. But if nearly every interaction with your partner brings you anxiety, dread, or fear, and you're not
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