I deserve better. Not from anyone else, but from myself.
The truth is that you are in charge of building the future you deserve. You can begin today, right in this moment.
My brand of strength is nothing more than a coping mechanism, a way to survive. I rise above the sadness by smothering it with shame, but it’s always there, growing with every disappointment and heartbreak.
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.
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 →
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 →