Path to self discovery


Through the process of talking to many women I noticed that one thing has been standard, no matter where you’re from, no matter how old you are; getting to know yourself can be a sucky process. But in any stressful situation you’re in, you will only get to know yourself better. Because imagine that you […]

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Women; maybe support each other, yeah?


Jealousy among women. Isn’t it a shame that this is still an issue in 2019? I never really thought about writing about it because I didn’t realize how many of us still have to deal with it. It wasn’t until my poll (feel free to answer it btw :)) that I got several responses from […]

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The tricky side of domestic abuse


A couple of years ago I met this great girl who’s been going through this without even knowing it. Sounds weird doesn’t it? Well it’s not. When we think about domestic violence we immediately think of someone being beat and scolded but it’s so much more than that. My friend had been in a relationship […]

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Lesbians; Same sex struggles


Like I’ve mentioned before, I’m aiming to get every kind of story out there…and this story is a mix of the experience of a friend from London and a friend from the Caribbean. It really made me see that no matter the upbringing, no matter the type of surroundings, this struggle can be an issue in every household, no matter the background, […]

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School in your thirties..? That’s crazy!


No…it’s not! Just like one of my readers, I made the decision to go back to school. I got accepted to the Masters program of my choice and I’m as proud as can be! But then comes the opinions, not only from others but thoughts that spook through your head as well.. But you’re already […]

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Trauma or dramatics…


Many people go through some sort of experience that will leave a lasting mark. As did I, multiple times to be honest. In the beginning you usually get a lot of support and understanding but as time passes, people go on with their lives and you…you feel like you are left with the experience and […]

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My own story; the start of this blog


At the age of 28, I decided to move back to Suriname after living in Rotterdam for 10 years. I was nervous but thrilled to start my life back home (haven’t been back in 4 years). And it was great! I loved being home but I started to notice something. You have to imagine that […]

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Where women get to be..women!


Hey you, Welcome to ‘According to Mey’! Now I see you wondering…God…Why another blog..people don’t really read anymore & there are a million bloggers/ potential bloggers out there.. Well, the thing is, as I get older, I find that there’s no real platform for me (not one that I like/feel comfy with) to share & […]

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