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

punishing the good

This is not the story of how good deeds go unpunished. This is not the story of how good people are always on the bad end of the lucky spectrum. And this is not a story of the good being bad. No, this is an experience that I, and millions of others have all felt… Continue reading punishing the good

three months

Is it possible to fall in love in three months? Time is endless, and so is its mysteries. I remember meeting someone just recently. Oh, I remember exactly everything that happened the day I first met him all the way to the last. I remember every inch and crevice of events and to this day,… Continue reading three months