Honourable destruction

When honour is confused with social standing, abuse becomes an acceptable form of saving face.Beyond considerations of family honour, this toxic cultural practice convinces the individual that infidelity becomes excusable because divorce is deplorable.It convinces the brute of the justification of their rage when their partner rejects dehumanising practices by their in-laws.It replaces ideals of [...]

To be loved

To be seen... Beyond the facade. To have the essence of who we are, known to those we trust and hold dear. To be heard... Not only when we cry out, but also when we speak gently of the troubles in our heart.To be loved... For more than how we make others feel, but to [...]

Emotional wellbeing, not mental health

It is only through our internal wars that we lose sight of reality.The culture of labeling people dehumanises the very human that is struggling with their humanness.We focus on our demons so intently, that we become defined by them, bearing them patiently in quiet shame, protecting ourselves from being exposed for what we hold within.When [...]