You Vol #1

I have a rule - one that's been firmly in place ever since I decided I wanted to write, no matter what, no matter how, no matter what anyone said, one I've repeated over and over, regardless of whether I'm believed or not: I rarely, if ever, publish anything that is currently affecting me. I … Continue reading You Vol #1

#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheProblem: Natalina Angok

— Trigger Warning — Last year, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five days. As nothing has changed, … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheProblem: Natalina Angok

The Ex Files: And We Were In Screaming Colour Vol #14

To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: And We Were In Screaming Colour Vol #14

The Ex Files: Once I Ran To You Vol #13

To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: Once I Ran To You Vol #13

Ask Carla: What Is Gaslighting?

Every Tuesday, I answer questions usually surrounded by themes (domestic violence, friendship break ups, sexual assault). However, sometimes questions go beyond that, and therefore I'll be creating a mini, more spontaneous "Ask Carla" Tuesday posts. Please feel free to ask any questions you'd like answered/topics you'd like discussed! Gaslighting is like the new buzz word. … Continue reading Ask Carla: What Is Gaslighting?

#ButWhyDoesn’tSheLeave: Why I Keep Everything – Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

— Trigger and Content Warning — Like with the “Friendship Breakup” series, over the next few weeks, I’ll be answering commonly asked questions surrounding, specifically, Dr Ford and the entire fiasco that we just watched.  The three sections I’ll be heavily focusing on will be: #ButWhyDoesn’tSheLeave,#ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter, as well as #WhyIDidn’tReport.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and … Continue reading #ButWhyDoesn’tSheLeave: Why I Keep Everything – Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

The Ex Files: And Maybe Then You’ll Hear The Words I’ve Been Singing Vol #12

To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: And Maybe Then You’ll Hear The Words I’ve Been Singing Vol #12