Warped

Found myself online looking for definitions of trauma. Definitions of non-physical type of trauma. One source stated that trauma is a response to a deeply disturbing or distressing event that overwhelms an individual’s ability to cope and causes feelings of helplessness. A […]

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Love is not enough

Romantic comedy would not be my first choice when it comes to selecting TV entertainment. This wasn’t always the case though. I used to enjoy them when I was younger but somewhere along the way they stopped doing it for me. No […]

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Wisdom

Politics, money and religion are three topics I flee from in conversation, usually because it is none of my business and people’s choices in these things are highly personal. Besides, who am I to tell you what to do with your money […]

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Madonna

Why are women considered non-sexual beings? Is it that she stops being sexualy attractive to her partner once she has a baby? How is it that it becomes her burden to almost get back to pre-baby shape just a few weeks after […]

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Sunshine and rainbows

Ever gotten tired of staying positive? Tired of telling yourself that everything will be okay? Tired of repeating affirmations over and over again and yet nothing sticks? I would like to believe that my outlook on life is positive, on most days. […]

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Ease

I could feel a tad guilty as I write this because we are in February and it is only now that I am getting round to publishing our first piece of the year. I don’t feel guilty though, at least not anymore. […]

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BItter Sweet (3)

His face was the first thing she saw when she came to. Out of the crowd that had gathered around her, his face was the only one she could see. Another man hovering over her kept asking if she was okay. Was […]

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Wrath (2)

The pain in her wrists was excruciating, any slight movement shot a fresh wave of pain through them. Deep breathing was not working in her favour because with every heave of her chest, the sisal rope cut further into her wrist. She […]

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Heady (1)

Heady. Probably the best word to describe how she was feeling. That sweet spot between sobriety and an impending high. All she needed was a shot of tequila or Jaeger. One shot and she would be tipping off the edge. She sat […]

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Open

The heart is a finicky organ. It has to be just the right size. Too big and you have a problem. Not big enough, still a problem. Missing a tiny valve equals major problems! It has to be just the right size. […]

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