I had become my own worst enemy. I fed myself moments of anxiety to feel alive.
If my parents knew I learned to type fast to keep up with role-playing threads on Neopets – not as a result of writing papers – they’d never forgive me..
Exit prayer area, head for donut table. Eat celebratory Eid donut and relish in the fact that it’s broad day light and you’re eating actual, real life food.
I wondered if I was doing something wrong.
Please don't tell me you have a Tumblr full of generically "Asian" schoolgirls with straight black hair and dead expressions.
It's something that I still carry with me to this day.
I struggle with the words to speak, but I need to get them out.
I thought I wasn't allowed to go out during the week because I was a Muslim. Not because my dad didn’t want me staying out late.
Who doesn't love Bollywood, right?
It's the ultimate party playlist.
How can I write a paper that's only *10* pages???
This is about control. It is about ego. It isn't about manliness.