Tagged Relationships

A Zoom with a view (of myself)

Words by Immy Patron We’re spending more time than ever before familiarising ourselves with our own facial expressions on video calls, but what does this mean for those searching for romance? Immy Patron reflects on how her impromptu Zoom date held up a (rather revealing) mirror to her instinctive resistance to finding love online. I…

The ‘psycho ex’ trope: why is it so gendered?

Words by Stefanie Ferguson and Florence Reeves-White For centuries women have been called ‘hysterical’. From Salem to the Suffragettes, women’s feelings have been invalidated and ridiculed in the name of silencing them. The ‘psycho ex’ trope is repeatedly cemented in public discourse, with the bunny boiler in ‘Fatal Attraction’ providing an iconic example of how…