April 28, 2018

Raise your hand if you have ever been hurt by someone you love. 

My hand is raised. The thing about hurt is that it creeps up on you just when you’ve convinced yourself that the hurt doesn’t hurt that bad. It manifests as other emotions, like fear. As someone who has be...

April 20, 2018

I am from… Parents who are best friends

I am from… Great examples of relationships, but never being able to hold one

I am from… Always being the single friend

I am from… Not wanting a relationship and everyone laughing it off saying, “You will”

I am from… One night stands,...

April 17, 2018

I was at a stand-still

My heart pounding

My fist folded

My head pounding from thinking how I ended up back here.

We were there.

Hopeless and burdened

Shook and burdened.

I was at a lost for words

I Remember I was your weekend

I knew the pleasure of not being valued.

I was at a l...

April 4, 2018

For as long as I can remember, I have been an Independent Bad Bitch. I’m not talking about the Lil’ Boosie version that focuses on money and paying bills. I’m talking about a woman that knows her truth, owns her truth and is unapologetically herself. Her ambition eleva...

March 20, 2018

Being single was the scariest thing I’d ever done. In the beginning, it felt like falling off of a cliff without confirmation that someone was waiting to catch me. I thought, I could either be caught and live or go “splat” on the rocky road of life and die alone. Over...

March 20, 2018

I was quirky and broken, eager to find myself and stop the hurt that hung over my head each day. He was tall, handsome, and kind-hearted. Everything I thought I needed at the time and he had been through hell too. We connected on a level I hadn’t yet experienced in my...

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