Why Intimacy Matters

Living in a country like Pakistan, talking about anything remotely related to love and romance is a taboo. It is looked down upon like that ugly kid in the family no one wants to admit is ugly but knows deep down that (s)he is. Sex is one of the most natural things amongst human beings…

8 Thoughts You Have When You’re Not Truly In Love — Thought Catalog

Manuel Meurisse / UnsplashYou are, for the most part, content with this human. You go on dates, have decent sex and do all the couple-y crap that you’re supposed to do, but your mind wanders often. It goes to dark places that make you doubt if you really love them. It’s completely normal. We’ve all been……

Flesh and Blood

I love you to the extent that it pinches me to actually think about all the compromises I have to make. I love you to the point of no return, standing at the crossroads, questioning my choices. Questioning my choice to be with you, even after all the pain your actions have caused me, the…

To Tex, With Love

This is a special shout out to the people who take out the time to read my blog sitting all the way on the other side of the world. I just want to tell you I love you and the fact that you can resonate with my writing and relate to it so much that…

Pearls of Wisdom

I have yet to understand why people think it’s their birthright to educate new parents on the basics of parenthood. You’d expect strangers to make you feel..well..strange (for the lack of a better word) but you’d be surprised by your family. I had an epiphany the other day and I came to the conclusion that…

The Wallflower’s Guide to Gaslighting

Being an outcast amongst your kith and kin has it’s perks. You can be a fly on the wall and really observe things. Sometimes being around certain people can be the loneliest thing in the world. You become nostalgic for your own flesh and blood, and a tear streams down, tracing the rough edges of…

Speak What you Would Like to Hear

“Speak a good word or remain silent” – Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) Words have the ability to make us or break us, but we seldom pay attention to them. I’ve thought a lot about social and personal issues lately and have come to the conclusion that unless people can visualize your pain, they can never comprehend…