With all of this feminism talk out there, and social justice this and that, I thought we would have improved beyond this by now. It’s crazy how we’re still kind of here, despite it all.
I can’t do anything to stop the looks. It makes me so boiling and raging mad because I just want to go about my day.
When people ask me “What’s your type?”, I tend to lack words for a response. Sometimes I might focus on a personality trait or two that I think I like, but in actuality, I’m not exactly sure what kinds of traits are compatible with mine in a romantic relationship. I don’t really have a frame … Read More
Feminism. What does this word even mean? In a culture where we inflate this meaning out of spite for a certain gender, the word can change on a dime depending on who you’re arguing with or which party feels the most entitled. Racism is another biggie. People use the word a lot in various contexts, … Read More
The year is 2018. You’ve been talking to this dude on Tinder and having a great conversation. The time comes when it’s time to meet up. You set up a date and time, agree on a location, and feel excited toward the prospect of meeting in person for the first time. You check in the … Read More
My boss walks to the copier and opens the paper drawer. “Ugh. Why can’t anyone seem to refill this thing?” She complains to herself. The copier has 5 drawers. I think to myself. She’s spending all this mental energy on such a small issue when only one drawer is empty. But then I find myself getting annoyed … Read More
When people think of the word ‘milestone’, it’s usually associated with a birthday, a graduation, or the point where the first number in their age changes. Not many usually see ’29’ as a milestone. Rather, most view it as a precursor to ‘the big 30’. But 29 is going to be huge for me. See, … Read More
Failure quickly leaves me gasping for air as I cuddle my blanket. My tissue box becomes my partner in crime while I blurt out frustrations to internet strangers. I demand to know what I did wrong and I want to know what I could do better. I feel desperate, anxious, and despair grips me by … Read More
Occasional Tart is a Q&A series with Chelsea (Acerbic Inq) Today’s tart: Savory The question today included some cognitive functions (Si, Ni, etc). If you don’t know what those acronyms mean, check out this document: Passive Profiling Reference Sheet … Read More