The awesomeness of failing

So, I ended 2017 with a bad date. The kind of bad date that crushes your biggest hopes about finishing the year in style, kissing under the mistletoe and going on ski trips together before the winter is over. I realized that had happened somewhere before the second half of my hot chocolate, but something…

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A letter for the woman before me

Dear mother, I saw my reflection in a store window today, while walking with a friend through the city and pushing the empty stroller of her baby girl. I had to wait, as her daughter was walking very slowly, insisting on exploring every corner of every terrace we passed by, and inspecting every brick on…

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Selfish mornings

Those first minutes you open your eyes with images from dreams still fading underneath your tangled eyelashes. When bed sheets whisper ‘good morning’ to you and you can swear they’re kissing your body with every centimeter they touch. The comfort of having to do only what your immediate needs tell you is a spa to…

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Am găsit fericirea pe Facebook. O declar nulă.

Fiecare profil de Facebook ar trebui să vină cu următorul avertisment: “Majoritatea imaginilor, statusurilor, check-in-urilor şi prieteniilor sunt ficţiune şi trebuie tratate ca atare. Orice asemănare cu viaţa reală este pur întâmplătoare.” Asemenea filmelor inspirate din poveşti adevărate, Facebook în sine este o carte autobiografică. Una cu capitole fără număr şi autori de ocazie, pe care…

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What if?

If you think feminism is an offense brought to women. If you made the first move at least once. If cuddling doesn’t come natural. If you don’t work in reverse psychology. If you can spot the truth. If you can handle it. If you like to drink Jack straight up. If you hate malls. And…

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