Tag: mental health

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part II

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Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part II

[Content/Trigger Warning: death of a loved one and graphic description of sex] May 20th, 2019 “I don’t want…

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

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Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

[Content/Trigger Warning: abuse trauma]   “How many really know what love is? Millions never will,” – Alicia Keys,…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

February 14th, 2012 “I’m so sorry for sending you back there, Leroy.” Khethiwe, my therapist, had a look…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

Trigger and content warning for graphic descriptions of deliberate manipulation, gaslighting, corporeal violence; self- harm; queer-antagonism, rape and…

I will rescue myself

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I will rescue myself

By Bongi Sibanda I am turning 24 last year and I was more than excited. 2017 was an…

Slut with anxiety

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Slut with anxiety

Slut: - A person of any gender who has the courage to lead life according to the radical…

Breathing while drowning

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Breathing while drowning

By Her Mentality Depression is real. Depression amongst black people is real. Depression amongst black women is real.…

When grief carries you

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When grief carries you

By Siyanda Qamba I'm holding onto my sanity by a thread. My mind is trying to kill me.…

Love and Bipolar

Love & Relationships

Love and Bipolar

By Lebohang Mojapelo *Trigger Warning: suicidal thoughts* “Relationships with people, I’ve learned, are like the weather; there are…

ABC of Mental Health Management: Tips and Tricks for being mentally mindful

Afro Sexual Wisdom

ABC of Mental Health Management: Tips and Tricks for being mentally mindful

By Thabile There can be no greater self-love and indicator of holding yourself accountable than working towards being…

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