taking a break from social media has made me realize how toxic it has been for me

Never have I at any point in my life feel the relief of having to deactivate my social media accounts. I feel this sense of relief that I've never felt before and I don't understand why. Perhaps, it's the shallow ways of the people I see on the internet or perhaps, it's just the way… Continue reading taking a break from social media has made me realize how toxic it has been for me

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at some point, i wanted to marry a guy i only knew for a month

We already had a gist of what our future relationship would be like. It would've been long-distance mostly, speaking over the phone and seeing each other's faces on the other side of the screen. We wouldn't have been able to be together more than we were together but for me, that was what made me… Continue reading at some point, i wanted to marry a guy i only knew for a month

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I'm sitting here at the dining room table during Ramadan, a holy Muslim fasting month, thinking about what I could name this post but I couldn't find one that was apt for what I'm about to talk about. Just recently, I've been having these thoughts in my head about what life was worth and how… Continue reading untitled

a letter to you

It's been a year without your guidance. How did one year manage to pass so quickly without a stray of thought aligned with the days of the week? How did I turn twenty as quickly as I am about to turn twenty-one in just short of six months? So much has happened; so, so much… Continue reading a letter to you