• One sided affection

    One sided affection or love in relationships and friendships is just one of a few experiences most of us, that’s if not all of us can relate to. From unrequited love interests to your partner not putting as much effort into the relationship as you would love and to your friend making the friendship seem like more of a burden. It can take different forms but the emotional and physical impact is painful and just hellish to live through. Friendships and relationships are a two way street. It takes two to tango NOT ONE abbey Ever heard the expression “one-sided affection will mentally destroy you” ? One sided affection involves…

  • Domestic violence : the male victim perspective.

    Trigger warning- Details of domestic violence and abuse. It was always screaming and fighting. Such venom and ferociousness in every word you spoke to me. Between the sex and the lies and the alcohol, I looked past so many things. Much to my detriment, in retrospect. I’d never say names. I’ve never been one to publicly shame someone. But at the same time, fuck you. Fuck you for all the petty arguments. Fuck you for constantly making me feel like I wasn’t good enough even though I was paying all the bills and working 70 hours a week while you sat at home and got drunk. Fuck you for constantly…

  • Domestic and physical abuse in family and relationships.

    Warning— this article uses graphic personal experiences of domestic violence and may trigger those who have suffered these abuses. I am not a mental health expert and my goal in writing this is not to assume expertise on the issue but to inform on it. Thank you and have a blessed day. He Never Hit Me- Signs of Domestic Violence From Child to Adulthood. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic Violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship, (also called intimate partner violence (IPV), domestic abuse or relationship abuse). https://www.thehotline.org/is-this-abuse/abuse-defined Types Of Domestic Violence Domestic violence is…

  • My art therapy for emotional bullying.

    I really don’t know if emotional bullying is a word or if it has an official definition but I chose to not do any research on it but rather take this more personally. For some days now I’ve being in some sort of emotional decay as my emotions has been targeted by people I once described as friends . No one can claim perfection and neither can I, I’ve said things that I’ve come to regret in the heat of the moment. I lack communication skills needed to foster and keep healthy relationships and friendships and u til recently I never even noticed it-but I’m trying to work on it…