Reblog: Let’s Rethink Our Participation in Dating Apps: Tinder Investigation.

“In times past, men and women tended to meet at work, through mutual friends, or at social venues such as church or sports clubs. In other words, their relationship was rooted in a pre-existing social ecology where others could generally be trusted. This could inhibit contemptible dating behavior as wrongdoers faced opprobrium from the pre-existing … Read more

What would you do if you weren’t afraid?

I already wrote about this topic and asked you some questions. But I’ve missed the most important one – the one from the title. It’s also interesting to question yourself, what do you want to achieve. Prevent yourself from doing some harm, or prevent you from actually succeeding in doing things? Have you ever thought … Read more

What’s the difference between borderline personality disorder and CPTSD

Both disorders share some similar signs, but they are not the same. There are some key differences. Even the therapists often confuse them. I’ve officially been tagged with both of them. But the more I know, the less I see myself in the BPD group. Neither of them is nice to live with, though. Were … Read more

What it’s like to have a mental illness?

Mental health is a matter of everyone, not just of people who struggle with it. From my point of view, having some mental health issues, means that you’re often treated differently than you’d otherwise be. Your words matter less, people don’t listen to you or don’t take you as seriously. Not everybody, but especially people … Read more

Being depressed is not the same as being lazy

Being lazy is not a criminal, but it’s good to acknowledge when it starts to affect your life in negative ways and do something about it. During my depressive states, I’ve heard many sentences like: – “You’re just lazy”. – “You can do it, you just need to try harder”. – “If I/he/she can do … Read more

What makes you feel alive?

I was thinking about this a lot. What made me feel alive, what still does and what else could. Several things can make me feel alive: nature, photography, writing, solving problems/challenges, novelty… some of the little things… There is also one thing that makes me feel alive A LOT – love. I’m doomed, for that … Read more

Guest post: Vulnerability As A Paradox

I’ve been thinking a lot about vulnerability over the past few weeks. Hm. Actually, I’ve been thinking about vulnerability quite a lot over the past three years. How often do you think about vulnerability? Hm. Whether you do, or do not, matter less than that we enter into this discussion about what I believe is … Read more

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