Writing

Kissing Frogs and Red Flags

The Art of Missing the Warning Signs Medium Link Photo by Esteban Lopez on Unsplash “Loving a person doesn’t make them who you desire; it makes you vulnerable to their reality.”― Abby Fabiaschi Trigger warning: Physical violation and assault discussed I was sitting there trembling, breathing deeply, my sense of self gone. This followed an emotionally exhausting conversation, that… Continue reading Kissing Frogs and Red Flags

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Here I Am, Hear Who I Am

The Power of Being Authentic, Open and Vulnerable Medium Link Photo by Kyle Loftus on Unsplash “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.” — Brené Brown She abruptly took my hands in hers, looking deep into me with her piercing brown eyes. What I had said had just kind… Continue reading Here I Am, Hear Who I Am

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It Happens To Little Boys Too

Not All of the Monsters are Men Medium Link Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash “The child I was is just one breath away from me.” — Sheniz Janmohamed Trigger warning: Sexual trauma, hate speech, child molestation and abuse are discussed Note for updated article: I wrote this article almost a year ago, and it was the most difficult thing I’ve… Continue reading It Happens To Little Boys Too