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Look After Yourself

Posted by Prymface on Wednesday, November 17, 2010,

The first time my ex ever hit me was because I bought him the wrong drink from the shop. And so he hit me. Then we went to his house, and he lifted me up onto the kitchen work top and gently nursed my bruised eye. This wasn't to say he was sorry though, it was to say that he had forgiven me, for getting it wrong.

He didn't hit me many times over the next four years but when he did it was for similar meaningless reasons. It meant that I could never put his threats down to empty promises and th...
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The lost Story....

Posted by Prymface on Friday, September 17, 2010,
I was listening to the news this morning and I heard something interesting; Some research had been done into girls getting pregnant because older men were pressuring them to have a baby. I turned it up. I know a similar story.  I know some other young mums who do too. But it's rarely spoken about. Sometimes it's more subtle. Sometimes the power imbalance is harder to put you finger on. Sometimes the 'having a baby' bit isn't said explicitly. But ultimately they know that having a baby is anot...
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