You will laugh, you will cry, you will learn. These stories are curated with love.

A Letter To Little Yoms

I think about my younger self a lot, sometimes I laugh when I remember her, other times I cringeeeee …
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UNPACKING TOXIC MASCULINITY

‘I constantly got reprimanded for dancing at parties, people called me boy-girl and eventually I just stopped because everyone said that’s not how men should behave including my family.’-Malik, 24 I had a chat with Malik, a 24-year-old queer, effeminate man on his experiences …
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From Zoom to the Bedroom

Valentine’s is right around the corner and except for the beautiful and cheesy Valentine’s dates my girls and I have planned together, I’ve never had a romantic Valentine’s date. Nobody has ever serenaded me or done anything particularly special for me, sometimes this …
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Why I Went to Therapy-Yommie’s Story

There’s an incredible amount of shame that comes with therapy, mental illness and not being okay. Before we can heal collectively as a society, we need to come to a point where we can comfortably speak on our struggles without feeling isolated or …
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Siri, When Will I Marry?

“Lonely, ain’t it?Yes, but my lonely is mine. Now your lonely is somebody else’s. Made by somebody else and handed to you. Ain’t that something? A secondhand lonely.” ― Toni Morrison, Sula This year, it’s only about 6 of us that they didn’t propose to, and yes, …
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Why I Went to Therapy-Fauzia’s story

Why I went to therapy: Fauzia’s story “The advice I’d give to somebody that’s silently struggling is, you don’t have to live that way. You don’t have to struggle in silence. You can be un-silent. You can live well with a mental health condition, …
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Why I Went to Therapy- Chinomso’s Story

“Being honest about how we feel doesn’t make us weak — it makes us human.”-Sangu Delle In the African community, the stigma against therapy is something else. When you tell the traditional African you’re in therapy, it comes with so much antagonism. There’s …
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