Symptoms

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By Sibu Malungu I am awake Dreams have been shattered Thank you I am grateful I am in pain My hope for us is gone But it’s okay Now I can fully embrace another Damn, I am here again? Lying to myself When I know that my heart may never heal My hope may never […]
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The Sex Problem

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By Tatenda There was something about waking up that never quite agreed with her but she did it anyway, it was part of the contract of being human. This morning, like many others, she woke up smelling like somebody else and trying desperately to silence the accusatory voices in her head. Her only challenge was […]
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InBetween

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By Britannie Richardson We’ve been doing this for almost a year now, this back and forth, break-ups and make-ups. Each time we break up I tell myself and my friends that it’s for real this time because I’m trying hard to make it be. But there are these moments. Our moments. Our moments when she […]
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Ten Confessions of a Demisexual

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By ‘Aimee’ Demisexuality: A person who does not experience sexual attraction until they form a strong emotional connection with someone, often in a romantic relationship. Confession #1: I can’t hold legitimate conversations with my friends about relationships and sex because they just aren’t the same for me. Confession #2: My involuntary celibacy is a side effect of my […]
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