Ten Tips for Listening to Your Inner Voice in Decision Making.
I had to say goodbye to someone who swept me off my feet. I fell hard. Very hard. In the best way - the real way - the way that it is healthy to fall. I'm still falling and I'm not holding back. I'm allowing the emotions to churn, and the tears to fall, and … Continue reading You Complete Me. Why do you always look for someone else to “complete” ourselves?
You told me it was magical. That night we spent together. Do you still remember? It was only weeks ago. But it was only days after that you left, forever. Or what seems like forever. An eternity has passed since you said all those things. All those deep, meaningful things as you hugged me goodbye. … Continue reading The words you whispered as you said goodbye.
A few weeks ago, I read a few brilliant blog posts on the Thought Catalog. It inspired me to do something completely out of my comfort zone and, after about 15 minutes of thinking, I made an OKCupid profile. At first, I was like...sure I'll do this and see what was out there...and a week … Continue reading OkCupid-ing: Because, well just because.
As time passes by and we continue on the journey of growth, experiences, and love, we start to learn a lot about who we are, where we are going, and who we want to go there with. Although I am still single ... (the Instagram man was a short-lived, yet beautiful romance...with whom I wish … Continue reading And my soul exhaled and I inhaled you: 10 things I want in my next relationship.
It is okay to not always understand how you feel. This may be hard to accept...but I promise, feelings change - that is why they are "feelings". One day, we may be very happy, and the next, we may be sad. Maybe nothing happened in between those 24 hours that made you change, but nevertheless, … Continue reading You can’t help how you feel…even if you want to.
Here's another good one - sometimes asking a simple question, giving them back their basic argument, is a good way to open peoples' minds. When did I chose to be straight? I never did. When did I come out and say "hey mom and dad and friends and everyone...I like boys"? Oh...I didn't. This is … Continue reading When did you chose to be straight?
Happy Monday! Let's talk about something not so happy - domestic violence. I stumbled upon this great TedTalk - highlighting the power struggle in our society and how our language helps to create and reinforce our gender norms, our socially acceptable behavior, and our ability to talk about things in an open and honest form. … Continue reading What kind of man are you?
So...as the last post shared - I have a mild obsession with the show Girls and think that Lena Dunham is amazing...BUT...my favorite character on the show is Charlie. Unfortunately, Christopher Abbott (playing Charlie, Marnie's boyfriend, then ex-boyfriend, and then a possible reconnection) is no longer on the cast and will not appear in Season … Continue reading Finding my “Charlie”
Years ago, I took a course at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and had a life changing experience. I was going through a lot during this time of my life, it was fall, my freshman year of college. I was getting ready to move in with my boyfriend of 2 months (ha, isn't that logical?) and … Continue reading Emotions & Logical Arguments