'Somehow, I wanted to prove to my parents that I could be on my own and that I don’t need anyone’s help. But in the process, I forgot to …
A lot of parents – including mine – offer their adult children the illusion of choice when it comes to major life decisions.
I find myself frequently wondering how we can ever break this cycle of trauma and hurt passed from generation to generation.
On the domestic abuse that goes on behind privileged doors.
I didn't know that something which goddesses wear and is thus considered pure could be interpreted as something else altogether in my home.
All we want is mutual understanding, so love us for who we are.
A poem on standing up to bigoted relatives.
On familial tendencies and structures reinforced during the pandemic.
Abuse at home comes under the guise of concern, care, expectations and love.