Tag: relationships

Keeping An Eye Out

cutting out my family, hiding from people, relationships, this stuff is golden, family, childhood, cutting out family, bad relationships, negative relationships,

Being back in my hometown, I’m somewhat on alert whilst strolling down the high street. I look out for faces I recognise – from primary school, secondary school, old jobs – but mostly I’m wary to bump into my grandparents.

Attachment To Somebody I Have Never Met

attached to a stranger, online friendships, loving from afar, this stuff is golden,

I care about you so much and I don’t even know you. We’ve never met face to face, I’ve never heard your voice, never even seen a photo of you. I know your first name. I know about the hard times you have had to go through. I’ve read your words.

Putting The Good In Grief

mental health, mental illness, depression, dealing with depression, therapy for depression, depression in men, mental illness men, guest post, this stuff is golden,

By Matthew In an image obsessed, filter-obscured and airbrushed world that prizes the ‘perfect’ form, the self-esteem of many is invested in its myth; deposits are made in the self-esteem bank with every unflattering snap of a celeb’s bingo wings, while withdrawals accompany the comparison to toned torsos that most of us will never attain or …

The Advantages Of Being A Sensitive Person

being a highly sensitive person, emotional person, sensitive people, taking on other people's emotions, this stuff is golden,

I have begun to really notice how my emotions can sometimes switch by the hour or even by the minute. After I had been to a very nerve-wrecking second interview, My SO and I decided to stay in town for a bit. Having just moved into a new apartment, we thought we’d make the most …

The Tale Of My Unplanned Pregnancy

unplanned pregnancy, being pregnant for the first time, finding out that you are pregnant, this stuff is golden,

Most girls know the thought processes that occur when you are a few days late. You have a mini conversation with yourself that goes a little like this: “Holy shit, what if I’m pregnant?!” “Nah, I bet as soon as I buy a test, Mother Nature will come calling.” “Maybe I just need to have sex?” …

Depression Is Like A Tidal Wave

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You’re paddling along just fine, in the ocean that is life. Sometimes you struggle with a stronger current, sometimes everything seems calm and you can relax with a soothing back stroke. When depression comes, it hits you like a tidal wave. It crashes down on your mind, body and soul. It takes away those memories …