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Sumaiya Ahmed is a freelance journalist, specialising in sex & relationships, PCOS, and mental health. ko-fi.com/sumaiyaahmed

I won’t minimise my identity or ethnicity to make anyone feel comfortable

Bride and Prejudice (2004)

Eurocentric beauty standards are so exhausting to live up to

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Choosing to date someone who is white does not make me any less Asian.

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What the girls with a passion for fashion taught me about self-love

Bratz Movie

What’s better than doing your skincare right from the comfort of your bed?

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A love letter to the man I want to experience life with

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Is Love Worth The Heartbreak?

Picture from Romeo And Juliet From Children S Stories By Edith Nesbit 1858


The side effect nobody talks about

Cover art by Hanifa Abdul Hameed (@colorsofhoney)


I can’t hate myself into becoming someone I love

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Good mood starts with food

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Banana oat pancakes

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