Author Archives: Marta Pinyol Davi

No More Violence, No More Silence

“Just gonna stand there and watch me burn, but that’s alright because I like the way it hurts, just gonna stand there and hear me cry but that’s alright because I love the way you lie, I love the way … Continue reading

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“No Pain, No Gain”

Picture your worst physical flaw. Yes, that physical imperfection that you hate so much and wish you could change every morning when you look in the mirror.  Got it? Okay, keep it in mind as I ask you three questions.  … Continue reading

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Crazy Stupid Masculinity Norms

“Your wife cheated on you because you lost sight of who you are as a man.” That is what Jacob (Ryan Gosling) tells Carl (Steve Carell) in the movie Crazy Stupid Love. Carl is a sensitive middle-aged man who loves … Continue reading

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“Yes, it’s a Boy!”

How many times have you heard a man saying “I want a boy” when asked about his desires regarding having children; I personally lost count a long time ago. My parents always wanted to have two kids. My mother had … Continue reading

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Marta, from Spain to Farmville & “Growing a Pair” on the Way

My name is Marta Pinyol Davi and I am from Barcelona, a beautiful city in the Mediterranean coast of Spain.  Next semester I will be a senior of Communication Studies and Psychology at Longwood University.  Communications Studies has always been … Continue reading

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Love Is Blind, But You Are Not!

She is thin and pretty. He is tall and strong. She is elegant and polite. He is attentive and patient. She is sweet and takes care of him. He makes her feel protected and loved. She always knows what to … Continue reading

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Nonverbal Communication Speaks Louder Than Words

Have you ever been so worried about what to say to persuade someone that you completely forgot to take into consideration how to say it? This happened to me this summer when I went to a job interview. I was … Continue reading

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Love Makes a Family

My step-brother is gay and has been in a relationship with another man for three years. This year, they started the process to adopt a child. All my family fully supported his decision and we were all very happy and … Continue reading

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Who I Am & What I Do

My name is Marta Pinyol Davi and I just finished my sophomore year at Longwood. I am double majoring in Communication Studies and in Psychology. I am from Spain but I came to the United States to study because I … Continue reading

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