defining success; a conversation topic taken from Shameless Podcast's In Conversation episodes when i was young, i was convinced that money is what makes people successful. that driving a flash car, travelling often, boasting diamond necklaces and going home to a big, beautiful house was not just the epitome of success; it was the mere… Continue reading what even is success?
i can't recall when the idea of being seen as someone who makes you feel safe + understood transcended the idea of being seen as a 'desirable' person. to put it bluntly, i can't recall when i stopped in my haste, analysed myself for a second, and realised that the compliments i crave the hardest… Continue reading i want the raw compliments; awkward and all
disclaimer: this opinion piece is written from my own, white feminine, heterosexual perspective. in no way do i intend to belittle or ignore the perspectives of others of different genders, identities and sexual orientations. i’m merely just unpacking my thoughts + own feelings/experiences around desirability vs personal desires. art by Florence Given firstly, i can’t… Continue reading your desires transcend your desirability