Tag "Depression"

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SURVIVING DARKNESS

I read a Facebook post made by a friend about how he recently went through depression, and his story struck a chord inside me. Because I could relate very much

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“Family Can Make Or Mar You.” – Kenny Brandmuse

Last Sunday, October 25, Kenny Brandmuse made a social media post that was so heart-aching, it must have resonated with lots of (especially queer) people, because the post was shared

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Reliving The Trauma And Desiring My Attacker

I got kitoed by a previously exposed kito scum named Olashile Alhaq Otaru last year. And I still can’t get over the trauma. I lost a substantial amount of money

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DEAR DIARY

Monday, 30th of March, 2020 Dear Diary, It’s been four years since I came home. The air is still as tense as the day I left. Dad almost sent me

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MY NAME IS DIMEJI (Part 5)

Secondary school was horrible, my goodness. It was not a good place at all. It was quite literally the place where my soul went to die. My secondary school experience

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MY NAME IS DIMEJI (Part 4)

Previously on MY NAME IS DIMEJI… * Remember Uzo? The guy I was escaping to Kaduna to stay with? Well, after my mother read our messages, she sent him a

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MY NAME IS DIMEJI

EDITOR’S NOTE: Remember the hit three-part miniseries, Finding Dimeji (Read HERE, HERE and HERE)? Well, Dimeji is finally speaking his truth, and here is the beginning of his story. *

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TO BE DELIVERED IN THE NAME OF GOD (PART 2)

Previously on TO BE DELIVERED IN THE NAME OF GOD… * After a few days, my mother had them all ready, and we returned to the church. Not long after we

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DAMAGED (Part 2)

Previously on DAMAGED… * My first week in the hostel was nice. All my classmates were nice to me. They visited my room often to see me. The ones that

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A Tiny Glimmer Of Hope

It was profoundly tough for me to write this, but I guess this is the only way I can find some release. My parents got divorced when I was just