In an episode of How I Met Your Mother, hilariously titled, "The Naked Man", Marshall is laughed out of the pub booth for saying that the only reason people should have sex is because they're in love. As a result of this statement, the gang find 50 colourful reasons why people have sex. For example, make-up sex, break-up sex, revenge sex, nothing good on TV sex, rebound sex and so on. And as relatable as all of those reasons are, I can only affiliate with Marshall's. But I guess, that is just one problem with being a demisexual.
You're stuck in a perennial state of inner-reflection - wondering about the future, thinking about the past, imagining conversations you dream of having, with people you wished you could talk to - whilst all the while completely shutting out the potential of making it into a tangible reality. Perhaps, it's safer in your own little … Continue reading 9 Survival Tips on the Island of Loneliness
In 2020, the clichés have been soaking up the atmosphere between people's 2m distance. Stay Safe. Take care. Be strong. But, in a world where there's no real time to facilitate these practices, how do you know what to do? What's the best action to take, when you have no lucidity in their meaning? Especially … Continue reading Being “Strong” and What it Really Means
The heat is on. The clock is ticking. The fine lines are setting in and the hips have taken shape. All the biological signs are pointing towards having a baby. And yet, all the psychological ones can't help but want to pursue anything but. By 2021, I'll have been single (and celibate) for 5 … Continue reading The Single Debate: Are You a Better Version of Yourself When You’re Alone..?
Every day is filled with challenges. Some of these requiring a far more Herculean effort than others. And although it may not seem like it, even the luckiest of us cannot escape these trials and tribulations. The world isn't in possession of a justice system on how these challenges are handed out either. So if … Continue reading 9 Hard-Hitting Philosophical Quotes That Remind Us To Never Give Up on Living
Nothing is more scary than experiencing a world which, on the surface, remains identical to the last, and yet, at its core, you know that everything about it has been changed forever. No one else knows what's happened, though. To the passers by and random others, it's just the same old town doing its same … Continue reading Coping with Life After Loss
My New Year's Resolution was about focus. Life is never going to be perfect, granted, but I wanted to believe that every crack in the surface could be put to good use. After all, as long as light can pour through, then there's hope, right? Since then, the lockdown has really tested my power of … Continue reading Lockdown Views – From The Inside
"Demisexuality is a sexual orientation characterised by only experiencing sexual attraction after making a strong emotional connection with a specific person. A demisexual identity is a useful indicator for where a person might fall on the asexual spectrum." Think of it like the kind of love you'd see in an old-school romance novel, where the two … Continue reading What it Means to Be Demisexual
No perfect words come to mind. My mind has drawn a blank. For every emotion I once had has been destroyed by the carelessness of others - their disbelief, their mocking, their absence - and now, the tears don't even come. Where once they would flood and my mind would race, inside me now it's … Continue reading #BeKindAlways – 4 Ways To Do It Better
Full of wonder and mystery, the ocean has the power to open your mind and your heart. There is nothing more awe-inspiring than staring at the great solid blue from the sands and stones, soaking up the resonant notion that perspective is key. Its unending depths and exceptional mass make you realise that you're a … Continue reading 11 Powerful Ocean Quotes to Inspire Strength in Your Soul