Emotional abuse is dark, dangerous and alienating, and we need to talk about it

When you love someone, you make up countless excuses for bad things they do, because you really want them to be a good person. You want them to be a good person, because you fell for them and to admit anything else makes you ask yourself some pretty hard questions. Actually, it makes you feel… Read More Emotional abuse is dark, dangerous and alienating, and we need to talk about it

For all the politics, I don’t resent my time at girls’ school

St Trinian’s comparisons and lesbian-fantasies aside, a lot of people seem to have pre-conceived assumptions about what it’s like at an all-girls’ school. Sometimes, the papers like to commend single-sex education for girls, touting league tables and academic achievements of their alumni. On other occasions, the press are quick to denounce the environment I went… Read More For all the politics, I don’t resent my time at girls’ school