Challenges of being dusky in India

In India, where being fair is glorified and considered synonymous with being beautiful, if you are dark-skinned then definitely it has not been a cakewalk for you. We had asked our readers to share their experiences and challenges that they faced due to society’s obsession with lighter skin. Read on these stories by three women who are dusky and lovely…

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Add little more life.

Adding more life, doesn’t mean adding time but adding more smiles,  and reducing cries. I know it is not easy, but what’s the difficulty when smiles can  bring tears then why can’t tears bring smiles. Problems come to wake you, not to break you or shake you to act like an eye opener, to be solved with laughter. Tears did  their job, of cleansing the eye like eye drop now…

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GOODBYE LITTLE COUSIN MY TIME TO MOURN

HEY MY PEEPS I PRAY YA’LL HAD A GREAT WEEKEND, MINE WAS A BLESSING, IT STARTED WITH THE END OF EARLY VOTING BUT IT SOON ENDED ON A SOUR NOTE!! Hey ya’ll I hope ya’ll are well, this day is a bad day for me, I was awaken at 530am by a call from mama informing me one of my…

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Grown men bangin on the high chair

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com   HEY MY PEEPS I’M SO THANKFUL TO ALL OF YOU WHO READ MY POSTS AND LEAVE COMMENTS, I’M NOT THAT COMPUTER LITERATE TO RESPOND TO EACH COMMENT SO I’M THANKING YOU ALL NOW! I HOPE MY STORY WILL HELP BUILD, ENCOURAGE, ENLIGHTEN, AND EMPOWER OTHERS TO FACE THEIR TRAUMATIC HISTORIES WITH FAITH IN KNOWING GOD’S…

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I Can Hold Space For This Now

I’m not sure what caused it but I looked at our wedding photos the other night. It was late and I was alone. I’m not sure what caused it but I thought of you and couldn’t find you anywhere. So I looked back. Back to 7 years ago when it all began. I wondered if it would be triggering, what…

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The Heart

Selling your home is devastating. Scratch that. Being forced to sell your home is devastating. When I found out about my ex’s affair, we immediately decided I would stay in the house. An hour after he admitted to yet another infidelity, he was packing his bags and leaving our home. Fast forward a couple months and we decided I would…

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