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

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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

strength of a thousand worlds

He thought I couldn't do it. I threatened to leave many times. I threatened to cut off all ties with him if he ever hurt me again, and every time, I couldn't do it because I felt like I needed him. I wanted him, even if I had to watch him from afar 7000 miles… Continue reading strength of a thousand worlds

the words to my love

I remember meeting you that Saturday afternoon. You moved so flawlessly and it was insane seeing you for the first time because it was like my world was suddenly filled with colour, contrasting with the black and white that I'd been seeing in the past few months. It was insane and crazy, because I thought… Continue reading the words to my love