What bullshit you may ask?
All the bullshit! Personal hangups, petty rivalries, unhealthy relationships, social pressures, others’ expectations… if it doesn’t empower me to grow, it’s got to go! I will no longer make space in my life for things that hold me back. Continue reading Outgrow the Bullshit
[Content Warning: Domestic Abuse] There’s only two ways off of a ledge: either you jump off into the abyss to a most certain death or you step … Continue reading There’s Only Two Ways Off a Ledge
I’m a Muslim and a hijabi. I probably shouldn’t speak of sex or use the word “fuck“, but it wouldn’t be me if I said it … Continue reading To All the Men I’ve Fucked
I always had a hard time maintaining relationships. Even before romance, friendships did not come to me easily. I was often picked on and, as someone … Continue reading On Fear and Loving
I’m not going to claim that I am one of those fierce, independent women who chose singledom. Continue reading This is why I’m still single (and why I probably won’t marry your cousin)
I have a hard time letting go of grudges. It’s not a pretty thing and I am not proud of it but I let myself care about people so deeply that, when hurt, I can never regard them in the same way again. Time may pass and memories may fade but I hold onto hurt and anger like buoys, reminding my heart to steer away from pain. Worst than the grudges I hold is my desire to get even; to hurt those who have hurt me in the same way, as deeply and as long as I’m hurting. Some people don’t … Continue reading From the kindness of my heart…