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4 Ways You Can Help a Partner With Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness marked by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. It’s always weird telling someone that I have borderline personality disorder. People tend to have this particular idea of what someone with borderline personality disorder acts like and I definitely seem to not to fit the description. I’m a...


30 Things I Learned in My 20s

  At the stroke of midnight on January 1, 2015, my then-partner kissed me before declaring, “You turn 30 this year!” Thus began my almost-year of cliched anxiety over my fading youth. Did I accomplish enough in my twenties? Do the facts that I live in a tiny studio, don’t have a retirement plan, and have fewer...


When The Suspect Is Black, They’re Never “Disturbed”

We are living in a period in our country when white domestic terrorism appears to be on the rise, at the same time that law enforcement agencies and our criminal justice system are facing mounting charges of non-accountability with regards to the policing of Black Americans. But, while racist methods of policing Blacks is centuries old, and...