Today I celebrate my eldest sons birthday, he is 25 years old. I thought the day would feel joyous but instead I reflected and cried. My tears are for all my struggles and adversity that I have faced. It was 25 years ago that I was made homeless, kicked out of the family home forContinue reading “Teen pregnancy and homeless”
Author Archives: Sina Iusitini
When friendships go downhill.
Recently I killed off two friendships and for two very different reasons. We were tight as thieves, catching up every few days for coffee, drinks and a big gossip. At first it felt very sisterhood, supporting each other, laughing together and really bonding. There were endless nights of gin drinking, deep secret sharing and staggeredContinue reading “When friendships go downhill.”
Paying for sex
Previously mentioned, I spent my teens working in my mother’s brothel as a receptionist. My day consisted of answering telephones while trying to sound alluring in a provocative sexy whisper (hindsight tells me my young innocent girlie voice was what probably what caught punters attention), and booking appointments etc. It was a fairly easy jobContinue reading “Paying for sex”
When running away is the only way.
Three and half years ago my husband and I uprooted our family to start a new life half way across the world. The decision was out of necessity to safeguard our own children. My parents are always trying to hustle us, our friends and anyone who comes into our circle. They have used and abusedContinue reading “When running away is the only way.”
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