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 [...]

The quick sand of my mind

The icy breaths that leave my mouth on a miserably cold morning is the only accurate reflection of the emotions that stir within. I see messages proclaiming that love is the answer to the world's problems, but they don't realise that most don't know how to love. It's the arrogance of the assumption that if [...]

Don’t just survive

I see too many people that take pride in being a survivor, which in itself is not unhealthy.It becomes unhealthy when that act of survival defines them for the rest of their lives.Don't allow a traumatic event, or an abusive relationship to define you beyond the immediate act of surviving it.You are capable of so [...]