The Black Girl’s Guide to Staying Alive

Arah Iloabugichukwu
7 min readJun 25, 2020

An Essay for Black Girls everywhere. (Part 2)

Step 4: Say No To Second Chances

Every man with whom I’ve had relations that has, at some point throughout the course of our togetherness, violated me in some way, has done so with my permission, somewhere. There is this idea that the best thing a Black woman can be is pliable, flexible, and I don’t just…

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