#Mencandobetter

In the spirit of Women’s Day, I’d like to formally wish you all a Happy Women’s Day. The struggle to compose this post has been real – I’ve typed, re-typed, researched and just left this post not truly knowing what the right words for it were. Then today I was scrolling through Facebook and came…

Freedom to be human

Being human often means there are a couple of things about us that aren’t so pretty. Yet these things are our natural survival tools, we cannot live without them no matter how much we try to disguise them. And it’s harder hiding them when you’re in a long-term relationship – I’m talking about everything “nasty”…

Cheating: What is the final straw?

A few weeks before I had started writing exams, a girlfriend was telling me about a party she had attended where the popular topic of ‘cheating’ had been brought up. She – like myself – doesn’t condone the idea, yet the ladies at the party were either involved with someone who cheats or wouldn’t be…

A Silent Place

I’m back! I’m sorry I’ve been quiet for so long but that’s what happens when you’re a student with a full-time career. Now that I’m done writing – and secretly wishing I was on an island typing this post – I’m just grateful to be done and able to focus my time on me again….

The struggle of the successful woman

The older and closer I get to the dirty thirties, the more I notice a shift in myself and my peers. The less cautious one is of preventing the chances of falling pregnant; the more desperate we become to “settle down”; and the less time we want to spend by ourselves. It’s as if the…

A page from my notebook

The art of letter writing has slowly become a forgotten form instead instant messaging, DMs and emails have replaced it. But a few weeks back a friend received a posted letter and I was immediately inspired to gift my ex-boyfriend the same thing. So late Tuesday evening I began scratching around in my art &…

T’s & C’s of marriage

I don’t have any personal experience in marriage, let alone know how to take care of a baby. However this past weekend I learnt quite a bit from family and friends at my cousin’s bridal shower, on their womanly advice to her on what she should expect in marriage. Sister circle My cousin’s older sister…