to a friend

I must express my anxiety in writing this. This has been no easy task in the last few weeks but to reflect is greatly beneficial and this episode did not disappoint. I had known her for almost two years now. We were not close in the first year, and only grew closer in the last… Continue reading to a friend

the impending realities of getting out of an abusive relationship

I need to start off this post by saying that I was never physically abused but abuse is abuse even if he didn't lay a hand on me. The emotional and mental abuse took a toll on my future relationships as a result of my traumatic past relationship with my abuser and many people ask… Continue reading the impending realities of getting out of an abusive relationship

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