“Rebound bae?” You say. Yes. You are Rebound Bae. Let me break it down for you real quick for your understanding. Him and I were together for 5 years. In that period, we built a life together. We always wrapped ourselves around each other until we settled into deep sleep. We watched cartoons together and […]Read more "Dear Rebound Bae"
(Continuation of Post Break-up Analysis). Washed up on the shore, Carried to safety by the waves of the cold Atlantic The sun’s rays gently seep through my frozen body Eyes open and inhale. Rough seas have softened The white sand shines like crystals against the turquoise hue of the sea I am wrapped […]Read more "Being Hopeful in Every Circumstance"
(A conversation between my heart and I.) Heart: Well, you got what you wanted girl! You got the break you wanted. He said goodbye. Me: Well, I wanted a break, not a breakup. I admit I feel relieved and hurt all at once. I’m celebrating because I feel like a boulder has been […]Read more "Post-Breakup Analysis"
Before I enter, I’ll place this rose by the door because… … I have a wonderful secret to tell you. You believe we’ve never met before, but you know of me. I fill your imagination, and your heart yearns for me as much as it believes that I don’t really exist I breathe into your […]Read more "The Spirit of Love"
The End. Is that the conclusion of our love? The skies turn grey, hiding the sun away and the seas get rough. The wind begins to howl and the storm descends upon us. This is only natural. Storms and sunshine exist together. They’ve coexisted since the beginning of time. But perhaps there’s more to this […]Read more "When a Relationship Comes to an End"
Trigger warning: fictional short story about abuse and abortion. Here’s what happened in Part 2. “Beware of the boogeyman, little darling. The boogeyman lurks around in the dark like a hungry lion hunting for prey. The boogeyman remains concealed in black, pouncing on you when you least expect it”, I was told as a little […]Read more "Escaping a Toxic “Love” Relationship"
3 months ago, at 9am on a Monday morning, I had a meeting with my boss. I was nervous and excited about the meeting because it was that time of the year in our company – time for promotions and mid-year bonuses. I was excited because I worked my butt off this past year, so […]Read more "Dealing With Being Laid Off From Work"