I always thought that when your life is falling apart you are supposed to be hysterical and cry uncontrollably, but I did none of those things. I wore a pretty outfit, laughed loudly, and danced the night away. No one
There’s something about growing up in a strict home that leaves you unprepared for the
Although I keep telling myself that my issues weren’t a big deal, I’m glad that I’ve overcome them. I’ll try to keep this brief, and just a pre-warning that this story talks about sexual assault. Where It All Began In
I was at University on a Friday evening when I received a phone call from my mom. She told me she was with my dad in the emergency room. Over the past three months, he had been feeling a little
I experienced the darkest point in my life a couple of months ago, but it
When I started my final year of high school, college wasn’t really on my mind. It’s not that I didn’t want to go to college, I really wanted to go. My dream was to become a badass lawyer like A.
“Hey Rose, please pass me the iron box. You know I have to look my
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An Opportunity To Change My Life In 1995, my wealthy paternal uncle came to my home village (Ngogwe, Buikwe) for a burial of one of the clan members. After the burial, my dad spoke to him about allowing me to