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Disclaimer: The following article is completely satirical. It’s based on my own frustration with trying to find real solutions to my pain and coming across useless responses. So unfortunately, it won’t be helpful at all to anyone seeking real solutions to menstrual cramping.

1. Complain to a Man

I love to complain to random men…

(an attempt at)HUMOR 🤡

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One night during my sophomore year of college, I walked home to my apartment from a nearby Starbucks. I took this route routinely around this time. That particular Starbucks had become my ideal spot for late-night studying. …

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The Moorhouse Murders

David and Catherine Birnie are well-known in Australia for their horrific crimes. Over a five-week period, they abducted at least five girls and women between the ages of 15 and 31. These women were held captive in their house couple’s Moorhouse street home. Each moment was nothing short of a…

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I met Rey when I was 20. We were both in college, working at a crappy summer job. Two years have passed since then. A lot has happened in that time. …

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Social media has idolized the “skinny girl” since it began. The glorification of skinny girls, in one way or another, is one of the few consistent themes across social media platforms. In an everchanging online world, apps emerge in a hot second and then fade into oblivion. Just when you…

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January 1, 1981

On the first day of 1981 at just 3 am, law enforcement received their first phone call from Michael Stephani. In a high-pitched weepy voice, he reported seeing a badly hurt girl by an empty manufacturing company. He frantically begged the dispatcher to send help. When Saint Paul police officers…

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The Bus Ride Home That Turned Into A Nightmare

On a Thursday afternoon in July 1976, the students of Dairyland Elementary School’s summer school program went field trip to the city pool. The school bus driver, Ed Ray, was driving 26 students between the ages of 5 and 14 back home after a fun day at the pool. The…

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Is there anything left to enjoy?

I’m only human. I rely on TV and music to distract me from life. Predatory men are ruining that, just like they do everything else. They’re not so easy to avoid when consuming any sort of media. Most predators are not like Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly, who wear their…

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One thing I wasn’t expecting about my early twenties, was for all my girlfriends to suddenly be in a rush to meet their soulmates.

We’re all strong independent women. Don’t strong independent women have ambitious career plans and life goals to accomplish before thinking about starting families? Well, it turns…

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