A Short Story About Domestic Abuse: “The Window To Her Life “

In the dark, She used to gather her strength to heal the wounds of her heart. It was getting late and she had so many things to do. She got up, switched on the lights and the sight of wounds on her body broke down her spirit, once again………
Read the full story here:   http://alifelessordinarywithsaurabhavna.com/2018/06/23/a-short-story-about-domestic-abuse-the-window-to-her-life/


Gendar sensitive language

Have you noticed that I hardly use he or she on my site? I was reminded by my daughter that in modern times we have to be gender conscious and speak gender friendly language. Or is it gender sensitive language?

Instead of saying for instance, “Anyone who likes could come for his or her own” you simply say “Anyone who likes could come for their own.” When I started writing I found it difficult. It sounded wrong to me; but I have become used to it.

When most people talk about a Doctor they always talk of ‘he’. Or people talk of a policeman not a policewoman.

Is there anything you can say to enlighten us more on gender sensitive language? By the way do you subscribe to it?