All posts by Nikki Echarte

Mental Health

The Cocoon of Thinness: How Weight Gain Symbolized My Mental Healing

"My thinnest years were also my most anxious.
Bisexuality / Nonbinary

How Getting Non-binary Bisexually Married Finally Sparked My Pride

"They asked me if they should switch my pronouns before I’d worked out how."
LGBTQIA+ / Relationships

Let’s Talk About Queer Uncoupling

"Queer uncoupling is about seeking a better future for the relationship, whatever that may...
Black Experiences

The Shame of Not Fitting Into the “Strong Black Woman” Archetype

"I clammed up instead of going off. And I always felt ashamed afterwards."

Choosing To Navigate My Twenties Without My Mother

"My body, my face, my life, is finally mine now, and I’m not really...