The Anatomy Of Pseudo Desire: They Don’t Want You, But Why Do You Want Them?

The Anatomy Of Pseudo Desire: They Don’t Want You, But Why Do You Want Them?

I spent almost four years in a toxic semi-relationship, a relationship where the more he didn’t want me, the more I wanted him, and the minute I gave up, he would reel me back in. I was endlessly fascinated by this – I am an attractive, hilariously funny, and occasionally intelligent woman – He was [...]

Art Under The Influence: The Doors Of Perception

Art Under The Influence: The Doors Of Perception

“But the man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out. He will be wiser but less cocksure, happier but less self-satisfied, humbler in acknowledging his ignorance yet better equipped to understand the relationship of words to things, of systematic reasoning to the unfathomable Mystery which it tries, forever vainly, to comprehend.”– Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell

What is Intimacy?

What is Intimacy?

Intimacy. It holds a different meaning to all of us, a word so estranged, that none of us can put our finger on it. We each define it so uniquely that it’s no longer a signifier for one particular emotion. It’s an amalgamation of physical and emotional needs that we all mix with different formulations. [...]