Tag: relationships

When ‘Yes’ Meant ‘No’

#metoo, sexual harrassment, dating, relationships, sex, revenge porn, this stuff is golden,

There were many times that I said “yes” when I meant “no”.

Things I Learned From You

personal essay, relationships, ex, SO, letter,

I learnt that being myself was okay. It was enough. I could be my own person and still be liked, adored and even loved.

An Old Journal Entry

diary entry, journal entry, this stuff is golden,

Note: Not only do I have a hand-written diary that sits on my bedside table, but I also have a Word document that acts as a second journal. It’s something that has helped me get some writing done when I thought it was impossible, something that has helped me express myself without having to publish …

A History Of BFFs

history of BFFs, best friends in primary school, best friends in secondary school, friendship break ups, this stuff is golden,

BFF #1 – E E was my best friend during most of primary school. We shared something so sacred, so amazing, that we just had to be best friends – we both had the same surname. We spent most of our time together, and I distinctly remember being asked whether we were cousins because of …

The Best And Worst Of Times

worst time, best time, relationships, dating, this stuff is golden, mental health blog,

We met at the very worst time. I had just found out that I was the victim of several years worth of image-based sexual abuse. I was spiralling but didn’t know it. I kept busy, I ate less, I drank more. I went after thrills even more than before. I wasn’t treating myself very well.