Category Archives: Rae’s Rules

Rae’s Rules to Remember #78: Ignoring racism won’t make it “go away”

“The only way to end racism is to stop talking about it.” In case you didn’t already know, this quote is complete bullshit. Ignoring a problem is not the proper way to handle it. For example, if you find out … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #77: Stop Slut Shaming

*I apologize in advance that language here is very binary, but keep reading and you’ll see why* According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (and almost every other dictionary) the definition of a slut is “a promiscuous woman.” Ironically there’s no set … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #76: Self Care is NOT Selfish

One of my biggest pet peeves is when people discuss self care and say, “Everyone needs to selfish once in a while.” NO. Taking care of yourself is not selfish. Self care is a freaking necessity. Surely, you’ve heard the phrase … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #75: Friendship Doesn’t Always Last Forever

Not too long ago there was a picture floating around of Facebook that said scientists had discovered that friendships that lasted longer than seven years would last a lifetime. This isn’t true. At least not for everyone. It definitely isn’t … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #74: There is No Grey Area

Apparently there is some confusion about this so I’m going to clear it up. There is no such thing as “nonconsensual sex” if someone does not give consent then it is rape. Consent must be constant. There is rape and … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #73: Social Media Doesn’t Ruin Relationships

A friend of mine shared a video that’s floating around on Facebook of a guy explaining that social media is the “number one killer of relationships” because you have thousands of people at your fingertips. Other reasons include: if you … Continue reading

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Rae’s Rules to Remember #72: Valentine’s Day

I had no intention of writing about today but I’ve been seeing a lot of people either complaining about today or being really negative for pretty mush no reason at all. I will never understand how or why so many people … Continue reading

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