On “Relationship Goals”

Everyone has goals in life. Goals are a fundamental part of life. Life goals, work goals, daily/monthly goals, academic goals, and all other sorts of goals. Goals are important, because without them we have no direction/aim, and nothing to work for. In life, there are goals you set for yourself. "I want to be married… Continue reading On “Relationship Goals”

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Josephine and Katherine’s Story #DomesticAbuse_FightingBack

​Josephine and Karen have been best friends for years. They attended different schools, but they met years ago at a summer camp. They became quick friends and became very close. Their families became somewhat close too, and frequently visited each other. Josephine started noticing Karen's dad's strange behavior towards her. She thought it was all… Continue reading Josephine and Katherine’s Story #DomesticAbuse_FightingBack

For My Mother. #DomesticAbuse_FightingBack

​We’re at my father’s funeral. People are crying, some are wailing in our sitting room. I can hear everything from here. “Olorun o! Why so soon?”,  Mummy Doyin, my father’s younger sister laments. My mom is beside herself with tears, and some of her cousins are seated beside her, comforting her. I am on my… Continue reading For My Mother. #DomesticAbuse_FightingBack

Choosing Them

​After a while, love stops being a feeling and becomes a choice. You have keep choosing your Significant Other every day, every second, no matter what happens, no matter what comes your way. After a while, relationships can get boring, become “routine”, even predictable at times. Other people seem to become attractive and more interesting.… Continue reading Choosing Them

Excerpts From The Diary of a Heartbroken Girl (Excerpt 5)

​Excerpt 5 Who did I hurt to keep getting hurt like this? I’m sorry. I’m tired. I’m in pain. It hurts so much. I’m tired of loving, of trusting, of hoping, of wishing, of putting in the time, the devotion, the loyalty. I mean, why do I keep getting lied to? Every time. Why? Dear… Continue reading Excerpts From The Diary of a Heartbroken Girl (Excerpt 5)

Excerpts From The Diary of a Heartbroken Girl (Excerpt 4)

Excerpt 4 ​I like to think of myself as strong, but deep down, deep within myself, I’m not. I’m not strong, I’m timid, scared and weak. I’m too weak to stand up for myself and demand for change, too weak to speak against what I do not like. I’m scared that speaking up will lead… Continue reading Excerpts From The Diary of a Heartbroken Girl (Excerpt 4)

Excerpts From The Diary of a Heartbroken Girl (Excerpt 3)

Excerpt 3 ​Honestly, at this point in my life, all I want is to have peace of mind, and to be happy. My happiness is the highest priority right now, and my main goal, more than anything, is to be happy. Anything, or anybody at all, that would stand in the way of, or hinder… Continue reading Excerpts From The Diary of a Heartbroken Girl (Excerpt 3)