I am woman, hear me roar

From the latest edition of Paper magazine

Growing up, I aspired to be rich, successful and famous. I dreamt of becoming a human rights lawyer who would fight all wrongs against humanity and be lauded for it. I also wanted to be a famous novelist, rich enough to own her own island. Like all children of rich, ambitious parents, I equated financial success with happiness. As an adult, I realised how wrong I was. Currently, I’m not working myself into the ground and as a result, am always blissfully broke. Money comes in, money goes out, but slowly it’ll start to trickle in more. Instead of freaking out about not being able to make any savings at the moment, I remind myself daily, how grateful I am that I’m happy. And that’s what matter, that’s what counts.

At the age of 24, I started to take my mental health…

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The Blind Girl

There was a girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone,
except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She told her boyfriend,
‘If I could only see the world, I will marry you.’
One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her. When the bandages came off,
she was able to see everything, including her boyfriend… He asked her,
‘Now that you can see the world, will you marry me?’
The girl looked at her boyfriend and saw that he was blind. The sight of his closed
eyelids shocked her. She hadn’t expected that. The thought of looking at them the
rest of her life led her to refuse to marry him.
Her boyfriend left in tears and days later wrote a note to her saying:
‘Take good care of your eyes, my dear, for before they were yours, they were mine.’

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The Blind Girl.

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