Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: And Soon Enough You’re Best Friends Vol #10

I’m an incredibly sensitive person – something that is frequently highlighted by my PTSD and anxiety disorder – but I’ve always been like that. I’d be lying if I masqueraded around pretending like I never used to over-analyse, dissect, and pour over everything I’ve ever said or done, or everything that’s ever been said or … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: And Soon Enough You’re Best Friends Vol #10

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The Friendship Breakup: Wait, What Do You Mean Your Friends Are Responsible? Don’t You Mean Your Doctor?

There seemed to be a bit of confusion surrounding a few of my recent posts, in particular, Because Baby Now We've Got Bad Blood, with a few people asking the same question: How can a friend interfere with your test results? I thought I’d been clear in my previous posts, but there’s one thing I’ve learnt in … Continue reading The Friendship Breakup: Wait, What Do You Mean Your Friends Are Responsible? Don’t You Mean Your Doctor?

#ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter: 5 Ways Depression Is Worse Than You Think

Depression.  It’s a term many use lightly. Too lightly.   But for those that suffer from depression, it’s an all-too-real horrific alter-reality that forces you to question your world, yourself, and everyone else around you.  However, that’s the obvious. That’s what you expect someone who suffers from depression would say.  Here are five things that make … Continue reading #ButDon’tYouWantToGetBetter: 5 Ways Depression Is Worse Than You Think

#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Aiia Maasarwe

— 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 #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Aiia Maasarwe

Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Write Sins Not Tragedies Vol #1

Trauma. It’s an ominous word, isn’t it? By itself, it has the ability to fill you with dread as you wonder: What type of trauma? Because that’s what you’re all thinking of. If you’ve suffered a trauma, your memory’s probably flitting to that moment already. If you’re a police officer or a paramedic, you’ve more … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Write Sins Not Tragedies Vol #1

Sex, Marriage & Lies: And The Walls Keep Tumbling Down

Okay, so I’ve done a pretty good job at listing the betrayals and follies of others. But what about me? Well, I’m not perfect, I know that. I’m loud, extremely opinionated, I don’t always have a filter and, as a result, I’ve offended more than one person by saying whatever came into my head out … Continue reading Sex, Marriage & Lies: And The Walls Keep Tumbling Down

#WhyIDidn’tReport: Yes, Colour Matters In Sexual Assault Cases

— 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.  As this topic is of a sensitive nature, and many of you may have questions or stories you’d like to … Continue reading #WhyIDidn’tReport: Yes, Colour Matters In Sexual Assault Cases