In order to be an inspiration to others, I do not allow blindness to hinder me from living a normal life and achieving my goals.
For parents, going back to school can be stressful because of other parents in their Whatsapp groups.
It was hard to be a ‘good’ girl. All this pent up sadness and rage, and you’re not allowed to show it at all.
By day, I was a white collared professional. By night, all that is stripped off, and all I needed was my bikini, my neon 8-inch heels, and the pole.
Truth is, there are a lot of shady bosses out there. Either they’ve been exposed or their deeds have been kept in silence by unwilling parties.
Cikgu Lan had lost his job and was deep in depression. But with the help of three ‘superheroes’, he started his social enterprise with his friends to help underprivileged children study for their UPSR exams.
For the rest of the year, I was jokingly labelled “the demonic boy” or “the devil’s child” even after I explained everything. Hell, I have a friend who thought I was on some kind of trend, like the paleo diet or the ice bucket challenge, because I was agnostic.
Rape culture is very much alive in Malaysia. Victim blaming, slut-shaming, sexual objectification, denial of rape, refusing to acknowledge harm. It’s so normalised that most women are immune to it, while some men don’t even realise it exists.
It always starts off as an excellent idea.
It doesn’t sound as bad as some of the other horror dating stories on here but it was enough to rank it as one of my worst ones.