To The Hopeless Romantics From The Hopeful Realist

Pop culture films and Disney cartoons teach us from infancy that love and romance are supposed to look something like a fictional fairytale. Recently, I have found myself in several conversations which included topics around defining ‘love’ and what characteristics we value in relationships, or which characteristics we do not. For those that know me, or for those that do not know me but have … Continue reading To The Hopeless Romantics From The Hopeful Realist

Vulnerability

Vul-ner-a-ble (adj.)- exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally Weakness, shame, fear, and anxiety are a few words that are closely associated with the word vulnerable. We live in a world that is fuelled on cynicism and the intolerance of weakness. A world that views the fool as the person that dared try but did not succeed, and consequently felt the … Continue reading Vulnerability

life, unconventionally

    Life is conventionally unconventional, and that’s o.k.. If you asked me to tally up all of the sleep lost because of something in my life that wasn’t going in accordance with conventionality, I’m not sure that I would have enough fingers and toes. The timeline of life achievements, that we often grow up believing must be completed by a set of predetermined ages, is … Continue reading life, unconventionally

i’m a feminist, but i don’t…

fem-i-nism (noun)– the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities when did feminism become such a dirty word, and why does it make people feel so uncomfortable when they hear it? dropping the f word can color a conversation a dark shade of awkward, with hues of uncomfortable in mere seconds. no, i’m not talking about the word fuck because who gives a … Continue reading i’m a feminist, but i don’t…