I’m sending you love

I had a huge fight with my cousin two winters ago. We were both going through very tough times. We used to Skype a lot and talked about our projects, life, relationships. We confided in each other quite a bit. We were pretty close when we were little and we remained fairly close growing up. […]

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Starting from scratch

Moving to Greece was a big deal. It meant I had to untie the many knots that kept me anchored to my city. It meant leaving people who meant a great deal to me. It meant leaving my comfort zone – my home for the past 19 years. It meant replacing what I knew with […]

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Unconditional numbness

What he gives you is nothingness. It is self-serving, a degrading form of lust – if you can call it that; a deep narcissistic outlook on life that disarms him from even seeing you as a human being. To him, you are a plant, a convenient body he can pleasure himself on. He attempts to […]

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Happiness is…

good company, sunshine, a nice walk along the river, honesty, a full stomach, lots of laughs, trying something new, being yourself, believing in yourself, being easy on oneself, a clean space, mutual respect, understanding, fairness, a warm cup of tea,  pen and paper, a cuddly kitty on your lap, fresh air, flowers, a really good book, experiences over material, love, fresh laundry….

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The Capacity to Love

“The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it’s not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of another person – without possessing the other, without becoming […]

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