How to recognise and let go of a toxic friendship

[This article was first written for and published on The Opinion Panel.] Relationships in all forms can be unhealthy, and breakups are hard. Everyone always discusses the heartbreak and unhealthy aspects that can come with romantic relationships, but we never talk about the platonic ones. This article is about toxic (unhealthy) friendships; how to recognise them,…

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Skin Deep

Body Image Series: Part 2 The first part of the body image series was on self-love vs self-hate. You can find it here. In my body image series, I hope to discuss and open up more about my thoughts on the way I look, accept every flaw, even the ones I don’t particularly find pleasing…

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My Ovaries & Me

Earlier, I wrote about needing a conversation surrounding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS for short), I mentioned that I often get irregular periods. While that has been the case for many years, around 2017, my period began to have a little more of a pattern to it, whether it would be a week early or two…

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We Need to Talk About PCOS

Disclaimer: Picture source: Getty Images Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 5 women in the UK. It’s a hidden illness with a large number of symptoms, from depression to excessive hair growth to possible infertility, hindering women in a variety of ways by weakening them and impacting their mental and physical health. For such…

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Introducing Me

It’s just gone midnight as I write this and I’ve just finished watching The Edge of Seventeen with my boyfriend, now starting Someone Great, and having realised I never actually properly introduced myself to you. I figure it’s time to do that, after all, I’ve been writing on here for a year now, and been…

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