January 14, 2019

Author’s Note: While this story is a work of fiction, there are events and descriptions of symptoms that could trigger someone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you think you may be triggered, please think before reading further.

I wake up next to a woman who loves me. I commute through...

January 13, 2019

Author’s Note: While this story is a work of fiction, there are events and descriptions of symptoms that could trigger someone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you think you may be triggered, please think before reading further.

Contrary to the cultural stereotype, I like visiting my fa...

January 6, 2019

The second fear I want to delve into is intimacy. Something I learned over the past year in therapy is that babies subconsciously develop an emotional attachment with their caregivers. Based on what I’ve learned, this is something that happens automatically and can’t be stopped. As sad as it is to s...

December 30, 2018

Everyone has fears. That’s part of being human. Some people’s fear may seem more extreme or irrational to others. A point could be made that our fears stem from past experiences. People with more intense experiences in their past could have fears that don’t make sense to people who haven’t has as mu...

December 23, 2018

Sometimes if my brother and I had been up all night we would wait until 9am to go to the bottle-o and start drinking shortly after that. I’ve been on Centrelink for majority of the time but there was a time I was off it for 6-12 months with only one job in-between that lasted for 3 months. So for th...