When I left home and moved to another country for the first time, I fell sick. Downright sick. For an entire year. Constant stomach issues, food poisoning, dehydration, fever, allergies- the list is endless. I failed the year. I wish my parents had supported me then instead of asking me 'why haven't you gone to college?? Why are you so useless?? We told you, you wouldn't be able to complete such a difficult course." I had never been allowed to have friends, so my only support could be them. ...

08 October 2016, 09:33 AM
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My parents wanted to give me everything they didn't in their childhood. True, they managed to give me every materialistic thing I needed. My mum pities herself on the pretext of not getting to see me grow up because she was busy working hard. Who would know, that even I never lived my childhood because I spent all of it being locked up at home. I never had friends, I never went out to play like normal children, I never saw my parents, I never went out as a teenager. I don't blame them. They w...

08 October 2016, 09:25 AM
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I spent my entire childhood being scared of my parents. I was scared of being constantly snapped at, never being understood, sometimes being hit. My mother was constantly scared of my father too. I have seen my dad hit my mom-not too often,whenever it happened, it was a terrible sight. They were always to exhausted... trying to make ends meet... Making sure the house rent and my school fee was paid,there was food in the house and I never realize that we were ever short of money. There have be...

08 October 2016, 09:16 AM
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Since I was a child, I have never known what a family is or what is it to belong to a family. My mother is an amazing woman. She slogged all her life to give me a better life, but her only aim was to get out of her hometown and live a better life. She had accepted that all a woman is born to do is live her entire life exactly like the men in the society tell her to. She is an enterpreneur, no doubt, but she could never stand up for herself or her rights. She kept giving up her wishes to make ...

08 October 2016, 09:08 AM
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So I have been having constant fights with my parents for a while. I stayed away from them for 6 years. From the age of 17 through the age of 23. I left home on the pretext of doing my graduation. But in reality, I wanted to stay away from all the chaos. Now that I have come back home after so long, I'm finding it disturbingly difficult to live by their enforced rules. I did not wish to come back here. They cried, gave me death threats and forced me to come back home and stay with them. Thoug...

08 October 2016, 09:05 AM
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