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Desire Is Not Respect: Attraction + Trauma Bonding

Something that's changed for me significantly in the past few years is the way I approach attraction and romantic interest. This is quite encouraging for me because experiencing frequent bouts of depression sometimes makes me feel that everything is stagnant and that there's no point to anything; so it's really nice to feel like despite… Continue reading Desire Is Not Respect: Attraction + Trauma Bonding

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“It’s Just A Joke” – The Many Faces Of Emotional Abuse

Any time I've found myself in a truly toxic situation or dynamic, it hasn't been until after the fact that I've been able to acknowledge it. It's difficult to categorise someone's words or actions as abusive when you feel fondness towards them. When you love someone - romantically or otherwise - you feel as if… Continue reading “It’s Just A Joke” – The Many Faces Of Emotional Abuse

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Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Responsibility

In all honesty, this week has been a blur. I remember because I didn't do my weekly planner until Friday. I did however, do all the college assignments I needed to do. It's just that when it came to myself this week, most things fell to the wayside. Seems a bit hilarious admitting this when… Continue reading Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Responsibility