For the longest time, I was unfaithful. To boyfriends/friends/partners/lovers – but mainly, to myself. I used and abused my own body. And not even for pleasure, but for power. I … Continue reading Breaking Free
For many formative years of my adolescence and early adulthood, I was obsessed with my weight. Not in a fashion-conscious, aspiring to be a model way, but in a weight-controlled … Continue reading Why weight?
How do you define someone’s Irishness? Is it by their accent, their passport, their residence, their parents, their birthplace, or is it their appearance? I recently took part in a … Continue reading Irishness
Fear Of The Familiar
I can feel it now – it’s like a coldness around my heart. A dull sensation in the pit of my stomach. Intermittently interrupted by nervous flutters. There’s a sense … Continue reading Fear Of The Familiar
Learning To Accept Kindness From Others
What do you do when you finally step out of the darkness of self-loathing and depression, and the light of love of admiration is too bright? How do you look … Continue reading Learning To Accept Kindness From Others