home alone
Being an only child of a single parent I got left home alone on a regular basis. I'm not sure of the exact age I started getting my Kevin McCallister on, but I know I was young.
in

Oct 14, 2013 at 5:00pm | 190 comments

abuse
There had been a couple of things about him that had always seemed “off.” But nothing could have made me suspect that he spent his spare time raping women and helping himself to the contents of their purses.
in

May 16, 2012 at 12:00pm | 48 comments

assault
I decided to take a cab home sometime after midnight, because it felt like the safer option for a drunk girl than staggering home in my little black dress and high heels. It wasn't.
crime
Apparently the secret to surviving a hijacking is not knowing it’s happening until it’s all over.