• This Woman Told Humans Of New York About Leaving Her Abusive Relationship

    6 days ago - By Refinery29

    Humans of New York never fails to elicit emotion. One minute you're gushing over Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' love story ; the next you're marveling at a 90-year-old Russian woman 's awesome approach to life. This post also hails from HONY photographer Brandon Stanton's ongoing trip to Russia, and it's a heavy one. Stanton met with a young woman in St. Petersburg who shared her story of an abusive relationship with a man who "expected obedience." It's truly crushing - but there's a hopeful and inspiring ending. “We were together for nine years," the woman, who, like most of HONY's...
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