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?
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
— 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
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
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
— 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
To any Torres Strait Islander or Aboriginal people reading this post, please be warned that this post will be discussing the murder of an Aboriginal woman from 2011. Out of respect for Lynette Daley, her family, and Aboriginal culture, I have left Lynette's name out of the title. Please be warned that Lynette's picture will … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Torres Strait Islanders & Aboriginal People – Names of a Deceased Person