Speaking Your Truth

Childhood

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood rape. I remember when I was younger, feeling, that I was different from other kids. I...

You Are Not The Storm. You Are The Sun.

For as long as I can remember, I have put others’ needs before my own. Where did this come from exactly? Was it a taught behavior? Was it a way to protect myself from the unpredictability...

Struggles

I am 23 years old this year. Things had really been hard past few months. Family issues, Relationship, financial and also mental health issues. It all begins in polytechnic, I been an...

Wistful grace

I breath but can’t remain living I sleep but can’t remain dreaming There’s no peace just silence There’s no war just tears I feel crushed my chest feels disloacated I...

It was not my fault

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to rape. On the 21 of July 2021 a scene happened,I was raped,by a guy I know.It was not my fault.But I...

A process of accepting yourself

Okay, so I’ll begin with telling you all that as a kid i was an introvert kid, a kid who is too shy in class or any occasion, so in my school life till grade 7 i never had a genuine...

BE MORE BUTTERFLY

My story before being more butterfly: I always come back to the same story in my life. When I was very young at primary school I started getting bullied by the girls in my class. They would...

Disability is not inability

I was born with a condition called hypotonia which is weakness in muscles.i went through bullying, and being laughed at because of the way I talked,walked and it made me insecure.slowly as...

My life in some sort of short form

Since I was a child, I’ve always felt like I grew up too fast. Always on the road with my mother for baseball tournament was fun from what I remember. I was told from family members...