Language reflects society and, in turn, reflects sexism.
In a touching video released by BBC Scotland, we’re reminded of the sweet, graceful, honest way that children relate to one another. They highlight each other’s abilities, celebrate what they’re good at, and do not mention their differences in race, physical or mental ability, or gender.
We give love, that is how we relate to our lovers, so “I love to you” rather than “I love you” brings emphasis to the act of giving by the giver, and gives the receiver the chance to accept if they wish, and give in return if they should feel inclined.
As a bystander, there’s certainly no lack of forces pushing you away, but it is important beyond measure for you to stay by their side.
Most days, I am deeply in love with language, but on some occasions, its oppressive qualities can really get me down.
Negative body image can have a detrimental impact that a may have on an individual, and withdraw from activities, interests, friends and loved ones can have lasting
We treat relationships, and the steps we take within them, as these linear, quantifiable entities that are meant to move forward and should be concerning if this isn’t the case. We also act as if “committed relationships” are intrinsic truths once said commitment has been made.