Why it’s Time We Need to Stop Romanticising the Bare Minimum

Words by: Tiffany Forbes
Art by: Brooke Stevens


You know those moments? The ones where you look back and think ‘what the actual fuck was I thinking?’ I guess you could call it a kind of post-nut clarity, or some sort of clarif-dick-ation (thanks, TikTok), where without warning, that love bubble — fitted exclusively with a rose-tinted haze and the ‘they-can-do-no-wrong’ mindset — is popped, and you realise your partner isn’t actually all that? Yeah, well same.

Why it’s Time We Need to Stop Romanticising the Bare Minimum