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Date the wrong person

Yes, that’s exactly what I’m saying. Date that douchebag who treats you like shit. It’s a matter of time before you find yourself in a really nasty relationship – chances are, you already have. Either way, once upon a time… Continue Reading →

Love on tap

Some people love easily. It seems to flow freely from them, hugging everyone they encounter. Like a disease, they spread it around to anyone who comes in close proximity. And it’s easy loving them back, because its difficult not to… Continue Reading →

Trying your damn hardest

This post is dedicated to a few really, really special people in my life right now. Most people don’t try. They try to try, but they give up. They think they want to try, but when push comes to shove… Continue Reading →

Dear Fat Girl. With love, Dear Life

I’ve previously blogged about finding strength in those around you, when you simply can’t disappoint them. There’s a horrible flip side to this – when you do. You do disappoint those who believe in you. Every now and again, you… Continue Reading →

Quarter Life Crises

Okay, here’s the truth – a quarter of the truth, at least. Because I’ve recently hit the Quarter Life Milestone – 25. Truth is, since turning 25 I’ve been a bit obsessed with being 25, and not in a good… Continue Reading →

It’s not inside, it’s on top

At some stage or another, all of us have experienced the crippling feeling of worthlessness. That horrible, choking feeling that you’re just not good enough. I’m sure we can experience it in a number of situations or due to a… Continue Reading →

Saying it with silence

Talking about silence seems… contradictory. But here we go. From a young age we are conditioned to believe that silence is negative. It is used as a form of punishment for children, for partners, for friends or colleagues. An awkward… Continue Reading →

Putting things on pedestals

You know how the age-old story goes – when we were 14, we thought “turning 16 will be awesome”. Then we blinked and turned 16 and we thought “man, I can’t wait to turn 18”. We made the mistake to… Continue Reading →

New beginnings after stormy weather

These past few months, a lot of things changed in my life. Ironically enough, absolutely nothing changed for me personally – all the changes happened to the people around me. My parents, my SO, my sister. So I wouldn’t be… Continue Reading →

Everything in life; it all comes down to one thing: what you do next

The title of this post is all you need to read. I cannot, for the life of me, remember where I came across this phrase. It may have been slightly different and I remembered it wrong… who knows. That being… Continue Reading →

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