I've been through so much pain, heartache and emotional turmoil that I wonder how I'm still standing. I've been misled, used and taken for granted countless times. How is it that every day, I wake up hopeful that true love will find me? Where do I get the strength to continue to be receptive no… Continue reading Resilient Heart
He entered the room and immediately felt nervous. He was specifically told to arrive an hour early. His friend Jordan was trying to set him up with a woman that she met at work a few months ago. She had been trying to introduce them for weeks but he always managed to avoid it. Tonight… Continue reading The Set-up
She called me. As soon as I saw her name on the caller ID, I knew something happened because we both dislike talking on the phone. I picked up and said right away, " What's wrong ? " She started with her usual " Soooooooo ," followed by a long pause letting me know that… Continue reading But Why Are You Really Hurt?
I want a love that erases all my fears about whether or not I'm worthy of love. I want to be able to freely talk about and discuss our love with others without fear of being embarrassed. I want to feel like we are working towards a promising future together. I want to be able… Continue reading What I’m Afraid To Admit
Did you ever have to break up with someone who "didn't deserve it"? Basically, the person is the appropriate height, attractive enough and things are going relatively well. You have no real complaints and they seem to be really happy with you. However, you just know that this is not the person for you. It's… Continue reading Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
To the girl or the boy with all the trust issues, Do you remember the way it felt when you weren't afraid to try? When you didn't know what could go wrong? Step 1. Admitting to yourself that you want that person. Step 2. The slight fear of being rejected. Step 3. The immediate relief… Continue reading TRUST ISSUES …SO FAMILIAR
Since I was a young girl, I had this idea of what my life would be like as an adult. This, of course, was based on how I perceived the life that my parents lived. My mother is two years younger and 4 inches shorter than my father. Naturally, I expected to marry an older… Continue reading I could settle down but…