Be gentle…to you

When you treat the vulnerable or the gentle ones with contempt, you create the same monsters that made you.The moment that we realise what we assume to be our nature is in fact a product of our upbringing, we'll be able to make conscious decisions about who we want to be.Sometimes, we place so much [...]

The Arrogance of Forgiveness

My naivety has often led to prickly situations that didn't end well. Sometimes the prickiness of the situation resulted in the loss of what I assumed to be a heartwarming friendship. But the thing about conviction is that it makes it impossible to withdraw an unpopular sentiment in order to preserve the illusion of friendship, [...]