myTakes: Family & Friends

Things I have learned from past relationships- friendships

As we grow up, we start to find values you look for in a friendship. As someone who had to walk away from 8 friendships, the following are the things I have learned from the past friendships and the relationships I have...
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Different types of toxic people.

In our daily routine, we encounter different kinds of toxic people. No matter how hard you try to handle them nicely, They will put your mood down and sometimes burst it. you find no other option but to avoid them,but you...
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Life in my area is basically the same as always and super chill

So I live in a small area and I only go out for two reasons One: Walking the dog Two: Getting food and drinks from local shop for myself by walking The dog one I only ever do at around 8:45PM and use the same road I know...
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A day to honor or Mothers, Fathers, Grandparents. But why is a special day made for them when we treat them like royalty all the time

So today is Mother's Day. What is special about todays Mother's Day, its a socially distance Mothers Day. So when did Mothers Day get started Mother's...
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Moms of physical and spiritual power!

I will discuss how moms are physically and spiritually powerful and list the traits I value in them. I will discuss why it is vital to have a good mother. Mother's Day 2020 is tomorrow and I will keep it short and sweet...
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LOVE, Don't you dare bite the dust!.

Why is life a Battle... To protect the things & people we love and keep fighting for it & them... Even though it hurts like hell!... We just wake up every morning and keep going, with Trickle of hope that we have left in...
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A NewBorn Baby's hairline represents how they will look in old age.

It's funny, but being freshly born and being old and dying are basically the same things. Our lives are cyclical. With a low point in the beginning, a peak in the middle and an equally low point at the end. And I...
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Peter's (The Bachelor's) mother is the perfect example of how abusive and controlling mothers can ruin a man's life.

The finale just ended tonight. Long story short, the bachelor proposed to a woman he didn't love because he's a mamma's boy who lives at home with an abusive, narcissistic and controlling mother who told him too, and told...
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23 Years Old, Lonely, No Friends For Almost 5 Years... What Do I Do? Is It Escapable? My Life Story In Brevity.

In short, I was never really the guy with a whole bunch of friends and a slew of people texting me on my phone constantly as I went through school life. In elementary, I would say I usually had a reasonable number of...
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The importance of safe spaces and loving environments.

I hope that for most of you, this Take sounds stupid and like common sense. But I know that for some of you, this will come as a surprise. We all need a place where we can feel fully comfortable, and fully comfortable to...
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Verbal judo, the art of roasting!

Also known as "verbal aikido". It's not exactly a sport. It's often applied in formal or informal debates or arguments whether you're in the court room, family table, school or etc. We've all been taught at one point that...
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What makes a good friend

I have many friends but none that really match the kind of friends that make up a true friend. Not that any friend is perfect but those that match a number of the points here, make up a good friend to have. 1. Friends...
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Words using each of the 26 alphabets with cool sayings

India honor of my 26th MyTake, I'm going to list a popular thing that start with each letter of the alphabet and discuss it. A (apple) An apple a day keeps the doctors away. This is often meaning apples are good for...
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What if I told you that deep down, all men really want is to be told they are loved and valued?

Growing up to say my family was dysfunctional would be an understatement, my parents are diametric opposites to each other and after a while it was clear the only reason they stayed together was for the sake of me and my...
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Masks, Trust and Bonds: How I've Made Every Close Friendship I've Ever Had

When I'm talking about masks and seeing behind them (or removing them). What I mean is the moment you show or reveal who you really truly are, to another person. In my own experience, removing masks is the key to being...
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When My Time Comes

The reason I am writing this MyTake is because I find my mental health deteriorating. At the time of writing this, almost ALL of my family have passed on. I find myself alone and fighting demons from my past. Physically,...
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Is It Okay For My Kids To See Me Naked?

The Simple Answer To children, particularly before puberty, bodies just have parts and functions. They won't exhibit any inhibition or embarrassment unless it comes from messaging they pick up on from the adults in the...
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A second look at the role mothers play in developing mentally unstable men.

We've all probably heard of 'Joker' and I've got to be honest I think the movie is pretty great. Here's why, it perfectly addresses the growing disturbing lives of men of younger generations, and the twisted parenting of...
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I’m done, and I'm sorry.

. You taught me that what I want isn’t important. That what everyone else wants should always be first. I feel selfish for caring about my own mental health when there are dozens of people that I could try to help. You...
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It's Okay To Live At Home In Your 20s.

Introduction: I am writing this myTake after a brief conversation I had with my girlfriend last night. I am 28 years old, and I will be 29 in a few days. I recently moved out of my parents' house and got my own place....
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