7 Essays To Read: Getting Ghosted, No Sex 'Til Marriage, And Sexist Books

This week, Bim Adewunmi interviewed a couple that is abstaining from sex until marriage. Read that and other essays from Literary Hub, Catapult, and more.

1. "The Five Stages of Ghosting Grief" — The New York Times

2. "Students Have a Legal Right to Safe Spaces" — BuzzFeed Ideas

3. "80 Books No Woman Should Read" — Literary Hub

4. "My White Neighbor Thought I Was Breaking Into My Own Apartment. Nineteen Cops Showed up." — The Washington Post

5. "No Sex ‘Til Matrimony" — BuzzFeed Ideas

6. "Vows" — Catapult

7. "The Invisible Foreigner" — The Toast

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