When I told my lovely therapist one of my biggest personal woes, I expected her to be shocked and sympathise with me and assess how this event 'made me feel' as a victim.
I would like to consider myself a very 'aware' person. I keep relatively up to date with news and current affairs, I'm studying Journalism and Media, I watch a lot of documentaries, I work with people from all over the world everyday. Despite all of this, I have been feeling very ignorant lately.
I have lived in a few cities in my short years. First there was Freiburg, then Berlin, then Seoul and now I'm back in Dublin. I grew up in Ireland between Donegal and Dublin, never quite belonging in either. I didn't get to spend my holidays with my school friend's in Dublin. Instead, I was [...]
My most serious relationship ended 3 months ago. I lived with him and we had traveled the world together. We had talked marriage, kids, and old age. I was so deliriously happy and in love that it hurt sometimes. I would look at him and feel my heart's attempt at jumping out of my chest to reach and connect with his. I had never felt so safe. Until one day, my heart stopped jumping and we
One thing I have learned in my adulthood is the value of the people we surround ourselves with. I spent my evening today in a quaint French cafe in Dublin with my cousin. We sat over 2 pots of tea and talked for 3 hours. Asides, from a rest-bite from the Baltic weather outside and [...]
I had an interesting conversation with my Dad the other night about potentially buying a car. When he cut me off and spoke in a harsher, slightly raised voice arguing back with me, I got a shock and my eyes started to water. I was embarrassed that he thought I was being so unreasonable. I [...]