Accepting the unacceptable

Surviving childhood abuse means living the unliveable, forgiving the unforgivable and accepting the unacceptable. I’ve been struggling since last week after receiving some toxic messages from my uncle implying that I was somehow responsible for my mum’s depression, high-blood pressure and general misery. That I had ripped the family apart by my disclosure that my…

Space and Time to Heal and Grow

I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to step off the wheel and step aside from the weekly rat race. I’ve taken some unpaid leave to study for my upcoming exam and also because I’m fasting for Ramadaan. My mind is quieter and my dreams are vivid. I have more time to spend with…