“Nice knowing you.” It’s often a statement made in anger; made when we have no options left; made when our hearts are full of sadness, and we have nothing left to do but say goodbye. But what happens when we’ve had time to reflect on what brought us to that point? What happens after those … More Nice Knowing You.
I used to be embarrassed over absolutely everything. If you think I’m being dramatic, ask any boy that talked to me during my teenage years how red-faced I was during our conversations. I was uncomfortable, distressed, and awkward as all get-out. It took multiple embarrassing moments, failed relationships, and low points for me to realize: … More Date The Girl Who Embarrasses Herself
I have a confession; I’m an introvert. You wouldn’t know it by observing me, because when I’m around other people, I have a very convincing people-person-demeanor. I’ve been able to finagle my way into jobs made for much more personable people; from dancing at kid’s parties, singing in bars, and working in customer service, to … More Are You An Introvert, Or Are You Just Depressed?
It’s Mother’s Day, 2018. Your 25-year-old self is in a place of anxious wonder. Anxiously awaiting your big move into your new apartment near New York City. The apartment where your room will be the size of a small walk-in closet, but you don’t even care because it’s finally a space to call home. You … More Note To Self (Open on Mother’s Day 2019)
There are so many reasons you won’t choose me; excuses really, and I’ve heard them all. And while they are not all entirely bullshit, they are reasons why we can’t be together. And if that’s not a reason enough for you to step up and show me that you want me, then I’m choosing me … More If You Won’t Choose Me, Then I Will.
To my teachers, spiritual guides, and tiny, driving forces – I know I haven’t really stopped to thank you in a while, but the truth is I don’t know what I would do without you. I’ve been asking so much of you over the past couple years, it’s only just occurred to me that so … More A Thank You Letter To My Spirit Guides
I was never one to pray, but the day you entered my life I got down on my knees and begged that this time would be different. I don’t know exactly who I was speaking to, but I got down, clasped my hands together, and spoke out loud to who ever was listening. “Please; I … More I Stopped Believing in Him, So I Could Start Believing in You.
I have a theory. It’s not a theory at all based in science, but is it even possible to measure emotion? Can we ever really base love on science when we’re dealing with the human heart? The Theory of Evolution explains how all life is connected; if the world around us is evolving, then we … More This is How I Want to Be Loved, Because it’s Not Rocket Science
You’re allowed to be petty. No matter how trivial a problem may seem, you’re allowed to make a mountain out of a mole hill. You’re allowed to get angry over the smallest inconvenience in your life and take it out on the person who caused that inconvenience. You’re allowed to be unapologetically nasty. You’re allowed … More You’re Allowed To Be Petty
Once upon a time, there was a boy. Well, actually, there were several boys. But more importantly, once upon a time there was a young woman. This woman was beautiful; not only on the outside, but her soul reflected every bit of light that was inside of her. Her smile radiated from within, and her … More Her Happily Ever After