Why Mothers Should be Selfish

Louisa Leontiades Complicated Roots, Parenting-General

I don’t of course expect anyone to take care of me. I don’t expect to be taken care of, period. Surely that’s not a mother’s lot. But by not taking care of myself and my own needs, by not living my own life, my therapist says I am not taking responsibility for my own happiness. Because I have been taught to believe that my happiness should be found in my children.

What Whitney Really Wanted…

Louisa Leontiades Addiction, Vile Depths 0 Comments

At 48 years old Whitney Houston, the owner of a very fine voice, was found dead in a hotel in Beverley Hills. The world tweeted their condolences and then the jokes started coming. …Whitney Houston, to star in her new film ‘The Bodybag’ … Houston, we no longer have a problem. …Whitney Houston won an impressive 6 Grammys in 14 …

Money for Writing Lies

Louisa Leontiades On Writing, On Writing-General

There’s an argument afoot that the changes should come from the top. That we have no chance of making it in this world “when society rewards lying and cheating, and punishes whistleblowers”. Honesty in our society is not rewarded.