When I was younger, I thought that a connection with someone else could only be achieved in the absence of difference. I believed that I could only get along with people who think and act like me one hundred percent of the time. While it may be somewhat normal for the kid version of me … Continue reading Managing Difference
“Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which are not only hollow substitutes for belonging, but often barriers to it. Because true belonging only happens when we present our … Continue reading Where Do I Belong?
To lighten the mood a little bit, I decided to write a post that slightly deviates from my usual, maybe slightly “heavy” writing style, inspired by a quite uplifting talk I recently had with a friend about all the weird, interesting and even funny things that we experienced while dating. While those experiences aren’t always … Continue reading A Year of Dating
This one’s about connection. No, I’m not gonna share hacks on how to most efficiently connect your devices to wifi (the importance of which obviously shouldn’t be underestimated in this day and age) but I do want to write about human connection and the side effects of the lack thereof. For some reason, I’ve been … Continue reading On Human Connection