Those who know me, know that I've loved Emily Dickinson since I read "I'm Nobody" in my sophomore English class. It's still one of my favorites; simple yet telling. Those who know me also know that the past two and a half years have been a period of soul searching, reaching inward, and figuring out [...]
I saved this to my google photos account last year, on Thanksgiving 2016. I'm not that tender hearted, forgiving woman-child anymore. And, depending on the day, that's both an amazing wonder and a horrid nightmare. I don't miss much about she who I used to be other than her innate belief that people will make [...]
#EmpathProbs We Feel Too Much & Always Think We're to Blame For Others Poor Behavior Has life ever tapped you on the shoulder and said, "Boo?” Have you ever woken up from self imposed isolation only to realize how comfortable and complacent you’ve grown? Do we, as humans, enjoy the life that we’ve given ourselves, [...]
Dear Woman, When people walk out of your life, LET THEM GO. I'll put this plainly and it may sound harsh, but maybe it'll wake you up. Stop giving time and attention to someone who doesn't want you. If a person cares for you, they stick around. They try. They put in the time and [...]
For emotionally unavailable men. I don't seek individuals who are unable and/or unwilling to provide what I need, yet somehow they always find me. Its like I have a sign on my forehead that states "Please, come fuck with my head and my heart." Or, perhaps it's a badge of scarlet right over my heart. [...]
Love requires patience, communication (verbal and non verbal), tenacity, and fidelity. It's showing up every day and choosing to love a person, not in spite of, but because of his/her quirks, faults, and foibles.
I made some poor decisions on my way to okay because I didn't know that I wasn't healing. I tried to fast forward everything and convinced myself I was ready, when I wasn't even close to the starting line. Once my wounds were thick scar tissue healed clean, I realized how wrong I'd been. I [...]