There is nothing more painful than looking at the person you love beyond what you thought possible and knowing that you cannot make them stay.
Sometimes it feels like it would be easier if you never met them at all.
It’s three a.m. and all I want to do is sleep. I told myself, tonight will be different. Tonight I will not lie awake until the wee hours of the morning distracting myself until I finally, eventually, exhaust my mind and spirit enough to drift into a weary slumber, tears paving painful trails down my... Continue Reading →
The word “feminism” gets thrown about and misused frequently. The movement itself is also misunderstood, misappropriated, and maligned - much like any underdog throughout history trying to rise up above the bullshit. The literal dictionary definition of feminism is “the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes”. That’s... Continue Reading →
I am so tired of women being told that we are unreasonable for wanting a good relationship. Standards have slipped so far that we grasp gratefully at the smallest of courtesies from a partner, and yet we are ridiculed as presumptuous when we ask for what we need. I am done. I am done settling... Continue Reading →
I’m so tired of feeling angry. It’s not that I want to be this way. I’m in a constant state of development geared towards letting go of my helpless rage. I am infinitely aware that it solves nothing … but is it too much to ask life to cut me some slack for once? It’s... Continue Reading →
You aren’t broken just because you’ve been through heartbreak. The damage that you’ve sustained has nothing to do with who you are at your core. It has changed you, yes, and it’s shaped the way you approach love now. Sometimes you have to remember that not everyone will hurt you. It’s not always easy to... Continue Reading →
Once upon a time, you absorbed the notion that you have a single soulmate out there in the world, waiting for you. You’re not sure where the idea originated - maybe from a book or a movie or maybe someone told you it was so. You began to believe that you needed to find this... Continue Reading →
If you’re anything like most people, the idea of making a substantial life decision gives you a great deal of anxiety. You’re justified in feeling that way - after all, it could change the entire course of your destiny. When it all seems like too much to handle, take the time to ask yourself a... Continue Reading →