Some Things Don’t Translate.

Once upon a time, I used to fall silent because I felt like no-one was listening. I thought that if I could just make them pay attention, they'd finally see my point of view, and, without a doubt, understand everything I told them, down to the smallest detail. During this period, my silence was still… Continue reading Some Things Don’t Translate.

Beloved, Beware of Emotional Manipulators.

For about five years now, I’ve experienced a series of unrelated incidents that my brain only this year connected to each other because they shared a couple of common traits: firstly, they were always between myself and male human beings; secondly, they all involved emotional manipulation. Reflecting on these incidents, I’ve had to ask, “How… Continue reading Beloved, Beware of Emotional Manipulators.