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
How does it feel to wake up every day with a purpose? To work in a field that you love or to have a career that you're proud of? How does it feel to have faith? To be absolutely certain that God is on your side and that no matter what, he will not let… Continue reading How Does It Feel?
Do you ever wish that you could cease to exist? I'm not referring to suicide. I never want to harm myself but what if I could erase my existence? What if I could disappear without a trace, as if I never existed? I often look at my life and search deep down for a sense… Continue reading My Broken Existence
As you grow up, there are a few things that you learn that you should be doing. You learn to conform to certain gender roles and expectations. You learn that you have to go to school to get an education so you can get a good job. Sometimes you even learn to follow specific strict… Continue reading Life Doesn’t Make Sense
I'm surrounded by my amazing friends and family. I got lucky with my parents and my brother. I did not choose them, I was handed them on a silver platter. I did choose my friends. I did not exactly orchestrate the timeline of the friendships but I nurtured and worked hard to maintain them. When… Continue reading Adrift
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?
A few years ago, I made a conscious decision to avoid my emotions. I was always a very emotional person but I decided that I would not let it lead my life or my interactions with the opposite sex. Once in a while, I would download a dating app, try it for a few days,… Continue reading The F*ck Friend (part 1)