13 Lies I Believed About Relationships Growing Up With Parents in a Toxic Marriage

By: Nour Jumma It is genuinely a blessing to have parents that have a loving marriage. Love/relationships are hard. They take a lot of work, commitment, compromise, and patience. This is practically tripled when a kid is involved. It’s safe … Continue reading 13 Lies I Believed About Relationships Growing Up With Parents in a Toxic Marriage

3 Lessons on ‘Rugoola’ We’ve Been Taught By Our Dads That We’re NOT Passing On

By: Ali Sakr Sometimes we’re used to hearing things that we really shouldn’t be. Things that are ingrained into our beliefs without us knowing. Things that end up influencing our opinions and the way we think when it comes to … Continue reading 3 Lessons on ‘Rugoola’ We’ve Been Taught By Our Dads That We’re NOT Passing On

How to Convince Your Parents Mental Illness Is Real + No, You’re Not Crazy + Yes, You Need Help

By: Judy Khalil Opening up about your mental health can be stressful as is, but it’s especially difficult when you’re trying to speak to someone who doesn’t understand what you’re going through. It’s even worse when those people are your parents. … Continue reading How to Convince Your Parents Mental Illness Is Real + No, You’re Not Crazy + Yes, You Need Help

Just Because I Don’t Fit into Your Idea of a “Perfect” Daughter, Doesn’t Mean I’m a Bad One

By: Zaynab We disagree on a lot of things.  A lot. 90% of our relationship consists of arguing over various topics. “Why would you want to major in *blank*? Wouldn’t you prefer this?”  “What are you wearing? Go back and … Continue reading Just Because I Don’t Fit into Your Idea of a “Perfect” Daughter, Doesn’t Mean I’m a Bad One