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Despite Fat Shaming, I Learned to Love My Body

I wasn’t always fat shamed, but I did always have issues that challenged me regarding my body image. Having insecurities while trying your hardest to fit in was a struggle I faced growing up. Often, I would reminisce about my youthful body. Looking at old photos still brings me to tears. There was one photo…

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A Love Letter to My Perfectly Imperfect Body

You know, writing about my struggles for the rest of the world to read is not easy. Sometimes you feel vulnerable. Other times, you feel a knot in your stomach because you’re afraid of what others may think of you. Although I have gotten past the concerns of the dreaded “what others may think of…

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Will You Regret Not Having a Wedding?

A celebration of financial burden is…a wedding! It’s only fair to say that once a couple announces an engagement or proposal that a wedding is soon to follow. In most cases, couples will begin to plan their religious ceremonies followed by the wedding day. But of course, not everyone has a wedding, nor do they…

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You Know You’re From Two Cultures When…

Alrighty! Given this insane summer heat, it only seems fitting that we put a little humor back into our daily rituals, so I’m going to give it to you, and give it to you good! As some of you may know, I am half-Arab and half-Circassian. Circassians are from Russia, for the people who do…