This week, while dealing with loss and guilt, self-care took on a different form for me. A tattoo that was waiting to be finished had to make way for me to get some sleep. Continue reading And then I said no
Is it bad that I cannot distinguish them? I grew up with them being interchangeable. I think myself in love but really, I feel too guilty to leave them. Continue reading Love and guilt are neighbours in me.
‘How to deal with the void inside/ the need to run away’.My friend crumbled up the note I wrote for our topic meeting today. I held my breath.The room was small today, the bad weather keeping away everyone but the … Continue reading Conquering my void inside with awe-inspiring confessions
“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” – Dave Barry I am a stubborn gal. Blame it on me being a taurus, but I hold grudges. Treat me badly and show the slightest … Continue reading Judge people by how they act to people apologising to them
Show me someone not terrified of becoming their parents. The only way most people learn to cope with their childhoods is to vilify their parents, in a childlike ‘I-wasn’t-given-what-I-am-owed’ kind of way. Reparenting yourself often becomes a race against time … Continue reading We Are Both: Parenting and Apocalypse Now
The body is a tribe And i a loyal follower Let’s worship our elders So to tease our children The body is a portal-cage And i a little bird Lay me out some nuts So i may grow some This … Continue reading The body is a portal-cage #poem
Let’s look at facts here: the Western hetero 2-child family model moved into cities with the industrial revolution, and families have seemingly been shrinking since with growing divorce rates. Leaving childrearing to just two people is irresponsible and unrealistic. TV … Continue reading From nuclear families to Kardashian clans