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
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
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
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
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
click to read : The F*ck Friend (part 1) **************** Continuation ************ I was shocked. This man, who I believed was being completely transparent with me from the very beginning just informed me that he was still a married man. I feel like when someone asks " Are you still technically married? ", if you're… Continue reading The F*ck Friend (Part 2)