stereotypes

whats your story

  Everyone has a story how did the wealthy become so rich how did the junkie become addicted how did the single mother end up alone People don't ask how, people only assume and pass judgment based on status and appearance.   i am...

You're Gay!

  Last week, I silently celebrated a milestone in my current job: I’ve been there a year now and for me, that’s a personal miracle. In over 22 years of working, I have only managed to stay in four jobs for more than a year and this is one of them. ...

Human

  These days it’s hard to be perfect When it’s shoved down your throat That every difference is a defect And every flaw’s under note Girly mags telling you what to wear Celebrities telling you to dye your hair Models showing you...

Being Human

  Switching on the TV, opening up the internet, walking down the street, cold calling, leaflets- everywhere I go I am bombarded with propaganda telling me how to live, what to eat, what I should look like and what activities I should be doing. I...

Like Mother, Like Daughter

  {It's about to get Jeremy Kyle (vile), so if you want to hold your bile, click away, you don't have to stay.... to read this shit pile}         Don’t go bleating to the social, little girl Just cos you can’t say no Expecting...

The pressure of perfection

We are hard on ourselves, women that is. I've never really seen myself mostly because I feel I am too ignorent of the barriers and societal stereotypes that "keep me in my place" infact, I probably propetuate some of them. I've never really felt a...

Depression/Anxiety

If you read one of my other blogs about a boy, you will have read that i have extreme anxiety. i do not get medication for it, nor do i get medication for my depression. However, i have talked to a doctor about it, and they said very little could be...

Rainy Days

It’s not often that I feel as miserable and as depressed as I feel on this rainy Monday afternoon and instead of wallowing in my own self-pity, I decided to write about it because it might snap me out of this mood.   I can’t pin-point exactly...