Regretting and forgiving

CONTENT WARNING: Mention of relationship abuse, mental health and physical illness. Reader discretion is advised. I like to think I approach life without regrets, but I'd be lying. I've said and done things I deeply regret. Especially when I was experiencing post-traumatic stress in my late teens and early twenties, when I was quick to …

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To love myself as I love you

CW: This post contains talks about mental health (inc. post-traumatic stress, anxiety & depression) verbal & emotional abuse in relationships and sexual coercion. Reader discretion is strongly advised. Love takes many forms. The love we have for our family is different to that of our spouse. The love we have for our siblings is different …

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I don’t belong to anyone

I have a very fiery relationship with those four words: You belong to me. I hear it in movies, read it in books, see it in relationships, where the person is supposedly declaring their love for the other person and using those four words that make me want to shrivel up: You belong to me. Those words …

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