Oberon Von Phillipsdorf
Life Starts With the Family
Last week my sister got married! I wasn’t aware. I was made aware through a messenger. I received one picture of the newlywed couple. Pause. I received one picture of the bride. Pause. I received the news of her expecting a baby. Pause. I broke down in tears. The jealousy overwhelmed me! It was just another symptom of a condition that I have been suffering from for years: Spoiled Brat Syndrom.
How I Will Remember My Mother
My mother has taught me many things. One of them was to live in fear. For years symptoms of agoraphobia have lingered somewhere in the background of my life, trying to keep me down. The cause of agoraphobia remains unclear but it is believed that a major role played is environmental factors. I know exactly where it came from.
The Greatest Football Team In History
Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia were once a single nation by the name of Yugoslavia. The country split up in the 1990s as a result of a series of conflicts that stretched for years.
What's It Like To Become A "Sworn Virgin"
Montenegro can be a hard place to live — for women. Montenegro is known for its highly patriarchal society. In 1880, a correspondent of The New York Times wrote: “The Montenegrin woman takes an equal share of labour with the man at field-work, and she does all the carrying. ”
Wherever I go, I steal Identities
My parents were born in a country that doesn’t exist anymore. It was called Yugoslavia. They described her as a land of wonders, terrain so diverse and beautiful: rich fertile plains to the north, limestone ranges and basins to the east, ancient mountains and hills to the southeast, and extremely high shorelines off the coast to the southwest.
Are You Splitting In Half?
Did you perhaps ever have the experience of telling someone something private only to discover the information coming back to you from a third person and in a form that is very distorted?
5 Things That Define A Soulmate
I believe that the one true love will contain multitudes and will affect your life in more ways than just one. The One won’t just put a smile on your face and give you butterflies, they will do that and much more.
It's Time To Love Yourself
I’ve had a tough day. I’ve had many bad days. I’ve felt unworthy and just not good enough to carry on throughout the day. Work was hectic, and all of my efforts somehow feel unappreciated. I’ve argued with my siblings and I feel unheard. I’ve spent time and time beating myself up just because — I’ve had a bad day.