Author: Faiza Rammuny

The Promise

  Perfect. I never thought after everything Pan and I had been through, that the word perfect could be used to identify any part of ourselves, our relationship, and the time we spent together. But that is exactly what the first twenty-four hours of our LA trip had been: perfect. And in that perfection, we […]

Read more

California Dreaming – Part 1

    Life was good. Correction… life was GREAT with Pan! He’d realized that if didn’t make a change, that he would lose me, and that thought was enough to make Pan kinder and more loving. He never missed an opportunity to tell, or show me how much he cared, and for the first time […]

Read more

Back Around The Merry-Go-Round

  Breakups. They’re so fucken hard. It’s as if for one moment you feel alive, and suddenly you’re crippled. You can’t think about anything but that other person who once made you feel so good, even in the misery of the pain they caused. Food doesn’t taste the same. You can’t remember what it feels […]

Read more

Breaking The Habit

    Routine. We all have one, or at least we try to implement one. My routine included seeing Pan almost on a daily. I didn’t get my driver’s license until I was thirty-one, partially because of culture, and then later because when I asserted my want to drive, I couldn’t afford a car. So, […]

Read more

Get Your Haram On

  Every morning, since meeting Pan’s parents, I would find myself waking up with such a high level of anxiety, because everything seemed to be going in the direction of marriage, and that wasn’t a route I ready to settle in just yet. I didn’t know if that was because I was apprehensive about Pan, […]

Read more

Meet The Parents

They say you can break a habit in ninety days. I didn’t believe this because I couldn’t break away from Pan even when all the signs screamed RUN! I knew he wasn’t good for me, and yet day after day I found myself drawn closer to him. It wasn’t only because of the natural connection […]

Read more

A Verified V

I am a woman who reinvented her life. Not a part of it. Not one particular area, but my entire life. Everything has changed, and although some areas are still so unfamiliar to a mind use to consistency, it is quite remarkable to look back only a year ago at how different my life was. […]

Read more

He Body Shamed Me

Read more

Week 13 – Say Hello To YOU

Thirteen weeks ago you were completely heartbroken after having to say goodbye to someone you love; someone you envisioned your entire life with. If you were the dumped, you were shattered into a million pieces. The thought of spending another minute without your ex made breathing hurt. Certain places, times of the day, and songs, […]

Read more

Week 12 – Leading Lady

I can’t believe we are one week away from this guide’s last chapter. If you’ve been following this journey since Week 1, I am applauding you like there’s no tomorrow!! I mean, this has been anything but easy, and yet… you have committed and I’m so proud of you! But… we’re not quite done just […]

Read more

Week 11- You Make Me Wanna Be Romantic

Week 11. Are you still questioning how you made it this far? Like, how you haven’t caved and done a whole bunch of shit you’re wishing you hadn’t done? If so, I applaud you. This has been quite a ride, and with only two more weeks left, this week is all about reigniting that belief […]

Read more

Week 10- Calling My Girls

Week 9 was tough; spending it, as you did, purging your life of your ex. Pictures were burned, sentimental items were either donated or tossed in the trash, and plenty of tears were shed. You’re probably feeling emotionally, and physically, drained from it all. It’s never easy to cleanse yourself of your past, so I […]

Read more

Week 9 – Let It Burn

If you’ve been following every step in this From Broken, ‘To FABULOUS Journey’ guide, you have cried a hell of a lot of tears, reached out to your ex to get closure, erased all the memories you have attached to them, on your electronics, and then you took yourself out on a date alone. So […]

Read more

The Heartbreak Queen

Here we are. Week 8. You have successful made it through 56 days of your heartbreak. Pretty crazy!  Bet you didn’t think you could do it, huh? You were convinced that you would crumble, and give up on life; yet, here you are, still going strong, or as strong as you possibly could be, considering the […]

Read more

Week 6- Erase & Reboot

Memories are the hardest thing for us to erase. We cling to them; good or bad, as stubbornly as a child does to their Halloween candy. Especially, after heartbreak. The bad memories are put aside, and we focus solely on the good, and our yearning to be back in them with the person we imagined […]

Read more