Forgiveness, my final gift

Dad’s shirt. Who wore it better 😉         Side note to for any confusion. Mama & Baba -adopted parents (aunty and uncle). Mom & Dad – biological parents Forgive and forget. How plausible is that? I had an argument with my Mom recently and I said, “I may have forgiven you of…

To be attractive is to be condemned, is what I thought (pt. 2)

For me, “Thank you.” these two beautiful words became my lifeline. My reassurance. My therapy. In order to remain calm before a potential storm, the words slips out of my mouth without a thought. “Thank you.” There are some individuals, bless their soul, who continue to give compliments. One right after the other. I know…

To be attractive is to be condemned is what I thought (pt. 1)

A month into school at UWC Robert Bosch College back in 2014, a friend of mine ransacked my closet to see all the pretty clothes that I had but did not wear. Pretty clothes that were donated to me because the clothes I had before I left to Germany were many years old. Exclamations of…

What I wish I knew before I got into a romantic relationship (Part 3)

“Selina, both of you are related.” How it ended was wrong I laughed. “Don’t worry. I will break it off.” He continued looking at me. Completely disheartened and anguished. I was still smiling because Baba had guests over at his place and I did not want to show how livid, embarrassed, and ashamed I was….