Love is at the heart of human existence, yet it is a concept we find challenging to understand. Is love a feeling? Is love a person? Is love a series of actions? Is it enough? Is it unconditional? Do I deserve it? Do I know how to give or receive it? Here we explore the nuances around love and relationships.
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- No Goodbyes- a short story.Just as the Imam cried out the call to Asr prayers in the mosque nearby, you would appear across the street. Waiting at the mercy of the van drivers in the absence of white spaced zebra crossing, to dart across the busy road and scoop me up into your arms. You always came bearing gifts. Yesterday was the soft brown loaf of adanza bread, filled to the brim with the white powdered substance- Nido full cream powdered… Continue reading No Goodbyes- a short story.
- At the crossroads of isolation and wanting partnership-Dating in a pandemic.“As a young woman raised in a sheltered African home, with strict curfews and stern warnings to avoid boys and bury my head in my books, I have mastered the art of seclusion” Today’s post is an extension of my mind at hours when I ponder on life and fulfilment beyond career or financial goals. And since coming to the realisation that my husband will not meet me by breaking into my house, I’ll have to explore… Continue reading At the crossroads of isolation and wanting partnership-Dating in a pandemic.
- How to Get Over a “Situationship” or Not.Right now it feels like out of the billions of people breathing on earth, your heart was the only target to break. It feels like the world is out to get you or you are being punished for something you did when you were just a floating sperm in your daddy’s ball sack. And the whole world ridicules you for this feeling because how dare you catch feelings for someone who has not clearly made you their… Continue reading How to Get Over a “Situationship” or Not.
- Unrequited Love: How to Move on from Loving Someone who DOESN’T Love You.This post has all the information you need to take back your love and move on healthily open to loving someone else in the future. You have unfortunately experienced one of the most painful forms of heartbreak; join the gang darling x. If you are not currently experiencing this, you might be reading to prep yourself so if the universe ever decides to do a negative 360 on you, you are ready to spin that shit right… Continue reading Unrequited Love: How to Move on from Loving Someone who DOESN’T Love You.
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