‚I’m Bengali, my boyfriend had been black colored – and my mum freaked down‘

‚I’m Bengali, my boyfriend had been black colored – and my mum freaked down‘

Five days later on, disaster struck.

Salma discovered her partner have been with an other woman the entire time and that she too had simply provided delivery. It had been as if her mum’s worst worries about black colored guys had come true, her stereotypes confirmed.

Silence, stress and passive violence filled Salma’s life – and plunged her into a deep despair.

„For my mum, it felt like she unexpectedly had two children to provide for – me and my daughter. She would wake us both up, feed us and appear after us, but while constantly ensuring she hid us from everybody else.“

Salma escaped from her problems by composing poetry and studying. She graduated from college seven months after having her infant. She knew it can happen impossible without her mom, her that though she never told.

Her mum nevertheless disapproved of her life alternatives, particularly when she chose to back take her partner and relocated off to call home with him.

She did this quickly after graduating, struggling to show to her mum the blend of resentment and gratitude she felt.

On the following few years Salma’s life took more turns that are unexpected.

She had another son or daughter with all the exact same partner, who later on wandered down on the for good. (Pokračování textu…)