Yeah…Me Too

Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault. #MeToo I’ve been paralyzed with fear these past few weeks since the exposure of predator, Harvey Weinstein. Reading so many stories of women sharing their sexual assaults and harassment, has had me reliving the multiple times that I have been assaulted and harassed. I built a dam in my head to protect me from reliving these events, but that dam broke a few years ago. Perhaps I should’ve muted everything – hashtags, certain words, people […]

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Bah Fuckn HumBug

‘Twas the night before Christmas and I gave no fucks About holidays and family and all those Santa schmucks. -Tee Franklin I hate the holidays; always have. I never celebrated Christmas as a child. “Christ wasn’t born on December 25th.” I heard it every year from my mother if I even thought about bringing up the word Christmas. I couldn’t even go to anyone’s house that celebrated Christmas, because my mother didn’t want me to be exposed to that “paganism”. […]

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Depression and Friendship

That’s me, in a nutshell. “I’m fine.” “Everything’s great.” I keep up appearances without letting anyone know the proverbial shit has hit the fan and I’m down in the dumps. Those who legit know me, know this routine of mine and they call me on my BS. So, over the years I’ve learned other methods without having to lie to someone about how I really am. I DISAPPEAR. I used to have this best friend that I would talk to […]

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