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Choosing the Nice Guy

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Mostly I have turned to the bad guy. The bad guy who excited me. The bad guy who gave me a thrill. The bad guy who I thought would change for me. He was a sexy adrenaline rush. One you would initially feel good about. One you would end up feeling bad about. The bad …

Make It Magic

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I don’t want to celebrate that it’s the end of the week. I don’t want to live for the weekend. I don’t want to hate Mondays. I want to celebrate every single day. I want each day to be a mixture of work and pleasure. Personally, I’m not entirely sure that I believe in “Love …

Revenge Porn And Me

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“Well, I guess you’ve learnt your lesson now then,” said my case officer, after she had taken notes of the story I had relayed to her. The lack of support and blatant victim-shaming caused me to instantly curl up into a ball of tears as soon as both police officers let themselves out. I was …

Being Friends With Your Ex

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We sat conversing about life from career to politics to family over a drink. On the neighbouring table, an older gentleman sat dining alone. After making several comments about our conversation, as well as discussing counter-argument points with us, he remarked; “Well it certainly is refreshing to know that a young couple like yourselves still talk …

Wanting To Do It All

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When I was 3 I wanted to be a teacher. When I was 8 I wanted to be a popstar. When I was 13 I wanted to be the wife of Billie Joe Armstrong. When I was 15 I wanted to be an adult. When I was 17 I wanted to be anything that would …