Thoughts

Letters

Before the advent of technology through telephones, cell phones, and smartphones, communication was relegated to letters. Not just the basic letters we send through the mail in the bland white envelopes or the ones we used to fold up to pass in class on wide ruled sheets of paper. I'm talking about the letters that… Continue reading Letters

Advice, Relationships

I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

In relationships, we often consider it to be romantic when someone considers you their everything. We think, I mean so much to them, I feel important. Which can feel great initially but become taxing and draining as time goes on. When you are everything to someone, you have so many roles to play. Some of… Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be Your Everything

Advice, Relationships

He Isn’t A Project

For a vast majority of women, we tend to view the men in our lives like projects. On the one hand it is understandable because of our innate creative capacity. I mean, we have the power to create and bring forth life! However, when it comes to the men we are dating we need to… Continue reading He Isn’t A Project

Relationships

Old Things

Some months ago my mom was cleaning out rooms in our house and she came across a box where I kept all the things from my most heartbreaking relationship. I just happened to come in when she discovered it. My mother was ranting from the other room, "We have to clean out a lot of… Continue reading Old Things

Advice, Relationships

Good People Bad Behavior

When it comes to relationships, we can try our best to be good to someone but not realize that our definition of 'good' can be tainted. We can express learned toxic behaviors that we came to believe were positive when in fact they were not. You can hope to be wonderful to someone but not… Continue reading Good People Bad Behavior

Advice, Inspiration

What Are You Waiting For?

Imagine for a moment that person you have always had feelings for, the job you have always wanted, the trip you have always wanted to take, the hobby you have always wanted to do, the experience you have been eager to have. Now consider if you knew you only had 24 hours to live. What… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?

Advice, Relationships

Bury the Past

When you go into a new relationship after being in another one it can be difficult to enter with an open mind. Especially if the previous relationship was a long one. You became so accustomed to someone else's mannerisms and behavior that you can attribute that same mentality onto the new person. Without realizing it,… Continue reading Bury the Past