In a world where no one seems safe anymore. We find that families, through the divinity that is culture and religion, are still conditioned to pass marriage down as a standard requirement. Even if this safety we hope to find in our homes seems to be compromised the most in our sacred spaces.
A single-parent home is no more broken than a full family unit where abuse is the order of the day – physical or otherwise.
Where I come from, when you are pissed off, but you do not wish to use your energy towards what pissed you off, you’d say “ayinamsebenzi’ and move on. Direct … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics: (Unemployed)
As long as the heart is beating, there’s going to be a lot of disruption. They are going to try keeping you in line, not allowing you to any transgression. … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics: (love in a straight line)
The truth is, no matter what we are going through, at the end of the day we all want a success story. We may not be able to define what … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics: (V is for Vulture)
She’s awfully cranky lately – Probably not getting any What a prude – probably inexperienced Yoh, hond, word on the street is she sure gets around – los Eh, I’ve … Continue Reading The large canvas that is Dignity
We come from nowhere; The only reason they cheer for where we come from now, is because they see us somewhere. Our reality was; no one from there could ever … Continue Reading An Escape from Reality: (stories for when we get successful )
There’s us, and there’s everything else. We no longer fit where we come from, and we definitely do not fit where they think we’re at. We wish to smile to … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics: (because we want to belong)
They say no pain, no gain. Yet, I’m in pain, again. I was on my knees getting up, when I took another blow. Hence, I’m writing this letter lying on … Continue Reading MORE PAIN, NO GAIN
There is no rehab center for us. They look at us and conclude, it’s all good for us. Even the government protects the rich and tries to give to the … Continue Reading Sober Alcoholics (The Mid-Class Youth)
He was my boss, He also gave me a place to stay, How could I be a snitch on my only source of income? I had to be inactive. … Continue Reading The Gardener’s Testimony