8 Books on Being Childless by Choice or Circumstance

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Women Without Kids: The Revolutionary Rise of an Unsung Sisterhood by Ruby Warrington Foregoing motherhood has traditionally marked a woman as “other.” With no official place setting for her in our society, she has hovered on the sidelines: the quirky girl, the neurotic career obsessive, the “eccentric” aunt. Instead of continuing to paint women without kids as sad, self-obsessed, or…

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8 Essential Texts for Female Empowerment

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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit In her comic, scathing essay, "Men Explain Things to Me," Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don't, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works,…

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10 Poetry Collections For Deep Feelers

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For people who grew up repressed, it can be difficult to allow feelings to come to the surface and be felt. More than that, it can be hard to identify feelings beyond the binary good and bad. This is probably the sole reason there are dedicated sad song playlists on YouTube and poetry books exist. The following is a collection…

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Women and Other Monsters

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When I am in between books, I like to read short stories. I used to find all of my short fiction on acclaimed mainstream magazines. You got three or four free articles a month before you hit the paywall, so you had to make them count. Unfortunately I’m the kind of reader who has to peruse before I commit, so…

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