An Open Letter to My Rapist and Former Lover

An Open Letter to My Rapist and Former Lover

by Mona El-Haddad

Dear Rapist,   It has been quite some time since we talked. I remember a time in my life when you were more than just a rapist to me. You were someone I knew, someone I loved, and someone I deeply cherished. You had a name once. It is really hard to believe that only […]

An Open Letter to My Late Grandparents

An Open Letter to My Late Grandparents

  Dear Grandma and Grandpa,   It’s been a while since I’ve last written to you. Life has taken its toll on me but you never leave my stream of thoughts. You left me when I was about to head off to explore the real world; I was a child who was not mature enough to […]

Filmmaker Sherif Gabr Writes the Saddest Letter to His Deceased Abusive Father

Filmmaker Sherif Gabr Writes the Saddest Letter to His Deceased Abusive Father

One of the most difficult things is to open up on social media and lay your inner most feelings on the table, especially when you have 50 thousand followers. Not everyone can feel your pain or sympathize with you, and people tend to brutally judge you, yet Sherif Gabr just wrote the most intense, raw and […]

An Open Letter to Egyptian Parents from a 20-Something

An Open Letter to Egyptian Parents from a 20-Something

By Merna Abou El Ezz

Dear Parents, When you see me talking on the phone, please do not ask me who I’m talking to. Don’t worry, I am not planning a terrorist attack behind your back. When you see me crawling into my bed or deeply dreaming in my sleep, please do not open the door so abruptly that I […]

Viral Visual: Thanks a Lot, Mr. President: Single Mom’s Letter Goes Viral

Yolanda Vestal, a single mother from Texas has been struggling to feed and take care of her children. She stated that being a single mother is already tough on most of the women out there, along came Obamacare. Instead of keeping her frustration to herself she decided to post a letter she wrote to Obama […]