Confronting the Fact that most Africans are Depressed-How did it happen?

“To deny someone’s feelings or experiences it to literally deny their reality.” ― Danu Morrigan, You’re Not Crazy, It’s Your Mother:            Seriously in Africa, we love to prove that we fine, okay and a bit emotionless because we are Blacks. Coming in terms with depression is “Foreign” and it isn’t part of our culture….

Are Feminists willing to pay the Gender price?

“Gender is not an easy conversation to have. It makes people uncomfortable, sometimes even irritable. Both men and women are resistant to talk about gender, or are quick to dismiss the problems of gender. Because thinking of changing the status quo is always uncomfortable.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie           Before I dive into this question, …

Gender Equality -The only way Forward?

“The role of gender in society is the most complicated thing I’ve ever spent a lot of time learning about.” ― Randall Munroe Yesterday, I had the opportunity of having a great conversation with two intelligent people. Well, we disagreed to agree on a lot of things concerning the issue of “Gender”-subjects like streaming out…

Transition

A guest post by an astonishing writer   _tutuadedoyin Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it and accept it- anonymous.                 Yesterday, I went to bed with echoes of my cries…

Weeping Dolls

“Yes I am weird, weird is good. Normal is overrated.” ― Mad-D ‘M just a girl that has come to love the taste of sadness and the whispers of silence Without it,  is like loosing myself in the midst of voices I hate physical pain The ones intertwined around the corners of heart brings me…

Eulogies

“Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth A guest post by abassajayi I just saw you few minutes ago We smiled and promised to see each other again We hugged, shook hands Tears dropped from your eyes as you said good byeBrothers…

New Theme

Hello Everyone, I apologise for taking so much break from blogging. It happens sometimes- enough break to think all over again. As from this week I ‘d start posting , and I have decided to pick a theme- it’s been really helpful.  I ‘d be blogging about “Embracing Pain” . That is dealing with the…

Nothing to Write About

I want to listen to the voices of others Wishing to be heard… silently I want to hear them speak Of so many sad stories And dreams…and when insomnia takes over ☆☆☆ Troubled souls! Walking down down alone Voices long deepened Happiness clustered with sadness and despair Especially in Africa Where insanity relieves the day…

Love Sickness

“Last night my shadow exploded into hundreds of fluttering black birds, foreshadowing my love taking flight under the cover of camouflage.” ― Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE Another beautiful piece by Eloho Akofe. Read&enjoy 🙂 She couldn’t believe it.Had she not told him that she had made sure to protect herself. Zainab…