Tag "Insecurity"

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THE DIFFERENT CAPSULES OF LIFE

I was lounging on a three-seater couch in my portable apartment, playing around with my favorite apps on my phone. I do not live in a fenced compound, and so,

Editor's Desk 43 Comments

Waka Pass Diaries (No Shame)

May 23 During my journey of self-ownership, I read something somewhere where it was written: “When you refuse to see the shame in something about you, then you take away

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SIX MINUTES OF INSECURITY

“Why do you feel this way?” “You think he may be competition?” “Do you think you are not good enough?” “Have you suddenly developed inferiority complex?” “Is that jealousy in

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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 12)

Previously on Down Low… * Martin woke with a start to find Ayo regarding him with an unreadable expression from his perch on an armchair across from the L-shaped couch

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IF I COULD CHOOSE

What inspired me to write this piece was an interview I watched on YouTube about a week ago where the gay guy who was being interviewed was asked if he

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Something Said About Men And Women

I recently happened upon this Facebook post, another perspective on the gender disparity between men and women, updated by Uju Okorie, and I simply had to share. Check on it

Fiction 44 Comments

PAMPERS

When your baby brother was born in the hospital, that place that smelled strangely of liquid soap and disinfectant, your father bought a big pack of pampers for his shit

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The Piece About The Body Image Struggles Of Men

Originally published on huffingtonpost.com The fruitless quest for a “perfect” body isn’t unique to women, though based on the body image conversations we tend to hear, it’s easy to think

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MY FEARS

FOREWORD: When I read this, my first emotion was surprise. Considering the person who sent it for publication, I could not believe the depth of vulnerability he showed himself capable

Love And Sex In The City 40 Comments

LOVE AND SEX IN THE CITY (Episode 35)

I woke up in a cocoon of contentment and warmth that was made especially more delicious by the chill that snaked its way around the room from the Sunday morning

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