Depression and Mental Health · Healing and Awareness · Something Real

Imaginary Numbers

School has stepped on a lot more things than I thought it would. Depression has been really strong this week, things build. There’s a really steep social learning curve I wasn’t prepared for. I don’t know how school settings work – I didn’t know how to pass things forwards and backwards until the first week… Continue reading Imaginary Numbers

Depression and Mental Health · Healing and Awareness · Something Real

On Kindness and Transphobia [TW]

Someone from my past emailed me a few times this week. Claiming they were good listeners and wanted to have a relationship, “one soul to another”. They then sent two emails following that, The first, on valentine’s day,¬†defending my parents by saying they were merely¬†imperfect and I’m overreacting about the abuse I suffered at their… Continue reading On Kindness and Transphobia [TW]

Christianity · Courtship · Healing and Awareness

I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Said Hello to Courtship, Met a Boy, and Got Married

My parents said they wanted to talk to me one day. I was like 8 or 10 or something innocuous and the thought of boys and kissing was still gross (ew, spit). They said that they decided I wouldn’t be allowed to date, that I would court instead. I said okay, having no idea what… Continue reading I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Said Hello to Courtship, Met a Boy, and Got Married