Fear of Being Forgotten

Originally posted on Spilling My Soul:
Athazagoraphobia – The fear of being forgotten or ignored It turned out this common secret fear actually has a name, albeit rather difficult to pronounce. There was this story I read of an old man, who went around the city doing irrelevant things to make sure somebody remembers him.…

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Fear of Being Forgotten

Athazagoraphobia – The fear of being forgotten or ignored It turned out this common secret fear actually has a name, albeit rather difficult to pronounce. There was this story I read of an old man, who went around the city doing irrelevant things to make sure somebody remembers him. He would walk into shops and […]

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A Swirling Mind

Do you ever have those moments where you know you are feeling something but you don’t know what you are feeling? When you know you are hurting but you don’t know why you’re hurting? You just lie there staring at the ceiling feeling like you don’t even know yourself anymore. You want to cry and […]

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Breaking And Mending

There are a few things that we don’t realise are as human as breathing and those areĀ -loving, breaking and mending. We expect ourselves to hold a mountain on the tips of our fingers and not break from the load. We force ourselves to be Atlas; try to carry the weight and when we break, we […]

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Growing up facing racism

As a dark-skinned Indian girl, I have been subjected to racism from a very young age from people both within my community and outside. It is a perceived notion in the Indian society that only fair skin is beautiful. I have been given ‘advice’ from ‘well-wishing’ aunties to lighten my skin colour even before I started going to school.

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