I feel like I’ve been punked

I feel like I’ve been punked

Growing up in a Muslim Bangladeshi immigrant household in the United States, I had happily believed that I would finally get to be happily married in my twenties, and experience all of the bliss, romance and pleasure that would come…

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Getting whiplash from my desire & avoidance for romance

Getting whiplash from my desire & avoidance …

Some days & some nights I will crave being in a committed romantic partnership so much that it hurts. And other times, usually after a period of craving for this kind of intimate, romantic, lifelong, deep soul connection– I will…

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Why Along for the Ride is my favorite movie

Why Along for the Ride is my …

Growing up I was incredibly repressed and out of touch with who I was. I was focused on embodying the identity of a very academic-oriented, achievement focused good girl who made being a good student the majority of her personality.…

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Why dating apps aren’t for me

Why dating apps aren’t for me

Dating apps are so not magical enough for me. They lack the magic of a real life friends to lovers or a meet cute. They have that missing element of romantic love coming into your life when you least expect…

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First Post

First Post

It’s about time that I stop letting shame & guilt hold me back from sharing my stories– not just the lessons and click bait positive learnings I got from them, but in sharing my actual experiences. In the things that…

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