The Pre/Post-Covid Me

Covid-19 hit the world…News started coming out from Wuhan, I started panicking. More startling news started coming from home, from Iran. My parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends started to self-quarantine, I panicked even more. I started making plans, deciding whether or not to see my friends, to keep restaurant reservations, and worst of all,

My Name Is Claire And I’m Sapiosexual

Over the last decade a myriad of new terms to define your sexual preferences have entered our modern lexicon – you can be pansexual (have a gender-blind sexual attraction to all people); you can be demisexual (sexually attracted to someone based on an emotional connection); or you could even be objectumsexual (sexually attracted to inanimate

Beth’s Non-Wedding Day

When Rhys and I first started planning our wedding, phrases like, ‘no fuss’, ‘laid back’ and ‘nothing-too-stuffy’ were bandied around hap-hazard, and once we abandoned the black hole that is Pinterest, things fell into place with relative ease. Caterers contracted. Tick. Tipis reserved. Tick. Props hired. Tick. Florists employed. Tick. The bride was wooed by